A Prophet Called Orunmila is originally written in faultless Yoruba and makes delightful reading for those with a less-than-common disposal of the language. The author has successfully translated it. The book provides evident testimony for the sophistication and the originality of Yoruba culture long before the advent of Europe on our part of the African continent. The book reveals that Orunmila was a reformer of the ancient Yoruba divination systemt lfa; but since the system eventually incorporated within its teaching many religious and philosophical conceptst Orunmila was additionally celebrated as a prophet not only of the Yoruba people but of all mankind.
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