Working the Spirit

Working the Spirit

Ceremonies of the African Diaspora

eBook - 1994
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Random House, Inc.
"An appreciative and user-friendly book on religion in the African diaspora. Murphy's skillfully drawn portraits offer an inviting introduction to the religious worlds of Vodou, Candomble, Santeria, Revival Zion, and the Black Church" – David W. Wills, Amherst College

Houghton
"A brilliant comparative study of the workings of the Spirit among practitioners of African-derived religions. . . . A 'must read' for students of African, Caribbean, Brazilian, and African American religions." —Choice


Baker & Taylor
An exploration of African contemporary rituals that are observed in the Americas looks beyond the surrounding myths of "black magic", offering insight into such religions as Vodou in Haiti and the Black Church in the United States. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

Analyzing the practice of five religious traditions of the African diaspora in America, the author of Santeri+a7a traces the history, rituals, and influence of Vodun, Candomble+a7, Revival Zion, Sateri+a7a, and the Black Church.
Analyzing the practice of five religious traditions of the African diaspora in America, the author traces the history, rituals, and influence of Vodun, Candomble, Revival Zion, Santeria, and the Black Church

Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1994
ISBN: 9780807012284
0807012289
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 263 p.)

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