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African Spirituality
Ifa, Vodun, Santeria, Candomble, etc ...


  
The Rastafarians by Leonard E. Barrett, Sr.
Trade Paperback
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The twentieth anniversary edition of the classic study of the culture, religion, history, ideology, and influence of the Rastafarians of Jamaica.  [ more ]

  
Ifa Divination
Communication between Gods and Men in West Africa
by William Bascom
Trade Paperback
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This landmark study of Ifa, the most important and elaborate system of divination of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, remains a monumental contribution to scholarship in anthropology, folklore, religion, philosophy, linguistics, and African and African-American studies.  [ more ]

  
Sixteen Cowries
Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World
by William Bascom
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Yoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.  [ more ]
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African Ceremonies by Carol Beckwith
Coffee Table Book
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As the preeminent art-book publisher in America, Abrams has many stunning and impressive titles for gift giving. From these, we have chosen several absolutely fabulous volumes, in the oversize coffee-table book tradition, that are sure to dazzle any gift recipient.  [ more ]

  
Mama Lola - A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn
by Karen McCarthy Brown
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Karen McCarthy Brown's classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of women's religious practices along with related themes of family and of social change. Weaving several  [ more ]

  
Rastafari and other African-Caribbean Worldviews
by Barry Chevannes, Editor
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Rastafari has been seen as a political organization, a youth movement, and a millenarian cult. This lively collection of papers challenges these categories and offers a "new approach" to the study of Rastafari. Chevannes and his contributors suggest that we  [ more ]

  
Finding Soul on the Path of Orisa
A West African Spiritual Tradition
by Tobe Melora Correal
Paperback
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Orisa is the indigenous earth-centered religion of the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria. Its central tenet is for people to live intimately with the sacred, working toward an awareness of the divine in all things. The author introduces the basic  [ more ]

  
Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou
by Donald J. Cosentino, Editor
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
This abundantly illustrated anthology brings together 16 essays by scholars, artists, and ritual experts who examine the sacred arts of Haitian Vodou from multiple perspectives. Among the many topics covered are the 10 major Vodou divinities, the paintings of Hector  [ more ]

  
The Serpent and the Rainbow
by Wade Davis
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Santeria
The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America
by Miguel A. de La Torre
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
This book by Miguel De La Torre offers a fascinating guide to the history, beliefs, rituals, and culture of Santer?a ? a religious tradition that, despite persecution, suppression, and its own secretive nature, has close to a million adherents in  [ more ]


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