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What Are the Differences between Ibo Religion and Christianity After reading Things Fall Apart we might ask what are the differences between the religions that the Ibo Clan practice compared to a highly practiced religion Christianity Some of the differences are how the Ibo religion practice polytheism belief in more then one God and the Christians practice monotheism belief in only one God the creator of Heaven and Earth his name is God Others are how they believe in animated Gods which are alive and there Gods can be seen and Christianity believes in inanimate gods which their God is eternal There is a huge difference between the Ibo Clan religion and Christianity it will be shown When Mr Brown the missionary comes to the village of Umuofia to spread the word of God to the Ibo Clan he met Akunna Mr Brown and Akunna has a conversation about their differences in religion Akunna telling Mr Brown that the Ibo Clan believes in one supreme God but had others that they worship the name of their God is Chucku because he made all the world and not other Gods Akunna also mentions to Mr Brown that they also worship carved wood they tree from which it came was made by Chukwu as indeed other minor God were Akunna tells Mr Brown that the Ibo religion make sacrifices to the little gods but when all else fails there is no one to turn to they go to Chuckw 180 Another God besides the carved wood that the Ibo worship is the Oracle of the Hills and Caves The Ibo believe that they must do whatever the Oracle of the Hills says if the dont the people of the village will be punished An example of this is when the Oracle of the Hills pronounces that Ikemefuma the boy living with Okonkwo need to be killed Since the Oracle of the Hills and Caves says that it
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