How does religion destroy the society in Things Fall Apart?

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How does religion destroy the society in Things Fall Apart?

The Division of Society

During the colonization process, religion is the 'winning hearts and minds' stage that often comes early in order to begin community service and begin taking converts. In Things Fall Apart, religion plays a role in the destruction of Ibo society.

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In Things Fall Apart, religion destroys the Ibo society through divide and conquer. When a unified community begins to diverge spiritually, the...

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Igbo Religion in Things Fall Apart: Examples & Quotes

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 4
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