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Santería aesthetics in contemporary Latin American art

Arturo Lindsay - Art - 1996 - 306 pages
"Gathers texts exploring the relationship between Santeria and esthetics. Essays by artists, scholars, and religious leaders are dedicated mostly to Cuba, with one essay on ...
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The Birth of African-American Culture: An Anthropological Perspective

Sidney Wilfred Mintz - Biography & Autobiography - 1976 - 121 pages
Examines the emergence of a distinct African-American culture among the different African ethnic groups enslaved in the Americas
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Introduction to Yoruba Philosophy, Religion and Literature

Yemi D. Ogunyemi - Religion - 1998 - 176 pages
Divided into three parts, Introduction to Yoruba Philosophy, Religion and Literature is a pyramid of Yoruba past and the present. In his search for the imprints of his ...
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Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency

Margaret Thompson Drewal - History - 1992 - 272 pages
Yoruba peoples of southwestern Nigeria conceive of rituals as journeys -- sometimes actual, sometimes virtual. Performed as a parade or a procession, a pilgrimage, a masking ...
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Afro-Caribbean Religions: An Introduction to Their Historical, Cultural, and ...

Nathaniel Samuel Murrell - History - 2010 - 432 pages
A comprehensive introduction to the Caribbean's African-based religions.
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Yorùbá Beliefs and Sacrificial Rites

J. Ọmọṣade Awolalu - Religion - 1996 - 203 pages
Surveys previous works on Yoruba religion and outlines a typology of beliefs, as well as offers an interpretation of religious rites as elements of sacrificial system. This ...
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Oya: Ifa and the Spirit of the Wind

Awo Fa'Lokun Fatunmbi - Ifa (Religion) - 1993 - 27 pages
Oya is the Spirit of the Wind in the West African religious tradition called "IFA." The word Oya is the name given to describe a complex convergence of Spiritual Forces that ...
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Iwa-Pele: Ifa Quest the Search for the Source of Santeria and Lucumi

Awo Fá'lokun Fatunmbi - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1991 - 188 pages
Iwa-pele blends belief & skepticism, intellect & emotion to give us the beauty of African mysticism & the power of western thought. Only a few white men have made a true effort ...
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Secrets, Gossip, and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé

Paul Christopher Johnson - Religion - 2002 - 225 pages
In this wide-ranging book Paul Christopher Johnson explores the changing, hidden face of the Afro-Brazilian indigenous religion of Candomblé. Despite its importance in ...
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