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Title Fragments of bone : neo-African religions in a new world / edited by Patrick Bellegarde-Smith.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  299.6098 F811F    Check Shelf
Description 262 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250) and index.
Contents Introduction / Patrick Bellegarde-Smith -- Magique Marasa: the ritual cosmos of the twins and other sacred children / Marilyn Houlberg -- Out of Africa! Umbanda and the "ordering" of the modern Brazilian space / Denise Ferreira da Silva -- The spirit of the thing: religious thought and social/historical memory / Patrick Bellegarde-Smith -- Deadly dances: the spiritual dimensions of Kongo-Angolan martial art traditions in the New World / T.J. Desch-Obi -- Dancing to the beat of Babalu Aye: Santería and Cuban popular culture / Rafael Ocasio -- Axé: invocation of Candomblé and Afro-Brazilian gods in Brazilian cultural production / Niyi Afolabi -- Out of the same bowl: religious beliefs and practices in Akan communities in Ghana and Jamaica / Osei-Mensah Aborampah -- Rainbow's children: diversity of gender and sexuality in African-diasporic spiritual traditions / Randy P. Conner -- Let the power flow: Ebó as a healing mechanism in Lukumí Orisha worship / Roberto Nodal, Miguel "Willie" Ramos -- Defiant African sisterhoods: the voodoo arrests of the 1850s and 1860s in New Orleans / Ina Johanna Fandrich -- Guyana Comfa and cultural identity / Kean Gibson -- Homage to Eva Fernandez Bravo, Espiritista Cruzado / Nancy B. Mikelsons.
Subject Afro-Caribbean cults.
Afro-Brazilian cults.
Added Author Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick.
ISBN 0252029682 alkaline paper
0252072057 paperback alkaline paper
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