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


  
Divine Horsemen - The Living Gods of Haiti
by Maya Deren
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This is the classic, intimate study, movingly written with the special insight of direct encounter, which was first published in 1953 by the fledgling Thames & Hudson firm in a series edited by Joseph Campbell. Maya Deren's Divine Horsemen is  [ more ]

  
Island Possessed by Katherine Dunham
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Just as surely as Haiti is "possessed" by the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island "possessed" Katherine Dunham when she first went there in 1936 to study dance and ritual. In this book, Dunham reveals how her anthropological  [ more ]

  
Divine Utterances
The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santeria
by Katherine Hagedorn
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In Divine Utterances, Katherine J. Hagedorn explores the enduring cultural and spiritual power of the music of Afro-Cuban Santer?a and the process by which it has been transformed for a secular audience. She focuses on the integral connections between sacred  [ more ]

  
Tell My Horse
Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica
by Zora Neale Hurston
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As a first-hand account of the mysteries and horrors of voodoo, "Tell My Horse" is an invaluable resource and fascinating guide. Based on Zora Neale Hurston's personal experiences in Haiti and Jamaica, where she participated as an initiate rather than  [ more ]

  
Voodoo in Haiti by Alfred Metraux
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A master work of observation and description about the lives and rituals of the Haitian mambos and adepts, and of the history and origins of their religion.  [ more ]

  
Santeria - African Spirits in America
by Joseph M. Murphy
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"Informative and a joy to read. . . . It strikes a balance between participation and observation in an explanation of Santer?a that will please believer and scholar alike." ?Shaman's Drum  [ more ]

  
The Way of Orisa
Empowering Your Life Through the Ancient African Religion of Ifa
by Philip John Neimark
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This lively introduction to the religious practice of Ifa describes the intoxicating world of its Orisa (or messenger spirits)--their origins and special powers--and shows how to consult your personal guardian Orisa for guidance and wisdom. The practice of Ifa includes  [ more ]

  
Creole Religions of the Caribbean
An Introduction from Vodou and Santera to Obeah and Espiritismo
by Margarite Fernandez Olmos
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Creolization?the coming together of diverse beliefs and practices to form new beliefs and practices-is one of the most significant phenomena in Caribbean religious history. Brought together in the crucible of the sugar plantation, Caribbean peoples drew on the variants of  [ more ]

  
African Divination Systems - Ways of Knowing
by Philip M. Peek, Editor
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This unique collection of essays by an exceptional international group of Africanists demonstrates the central role that divination continues to play throughout Africa in maintaining cultural systems and in guiding human action. African Divination Systems offers insights for current discussions  [ more ]

  
African Saints by Frederick Quinn
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Modeled to some extent on All Saints, this book will also include prayers by various Africans and will bring together the rich history of African people and their spirituality.  [ more ]


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