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Author Murphy, Joseph M., 1951-

Title Working the spirit : ceremonies of the African diaspora / Joseph M. Murphy.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, ©1994.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  299.6 M95    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  200.8996 M978W    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Note "First digital-print edition 2003"--Verso of title page on 2003 reprint.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Haitian vodou -- Candomble in Brazil -- Cuban and Cuban American santeria -- Revival Zion in Jamaica -- The Black Church in the United States -- Working the spirit.
Summary Murphy explores the contemporary practice, African heritage, and history in the Americas of five traditions ; Candomblé, Santería, Revival Zion, Vodou, and the Black church in the United States.
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
Blacks -- Latin America -- Religion.
African diaspora.
Noirs américains -- Religion.
Noirs -- Amérique latine -- Religion.
Africains à l'étranger.
African Americans -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00799689
African diaspora. (OCoLC)fst00799755
Blacks -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00833993
Vodou. (OCoLC)fst01801724
Latin America. (OCoLC)fst01245945
Spirituality. (NL-LeOCL)078671868
Religions. (NL-LeOCL)078522951
Blacks. (NL-LeOCL)078601606
America. (NL-LeOCL)078430895
Afroamerikanischer Synkretismus (DE-588)4000709-1
Ritus (DE-588)4124068-6
Noirs -- Amérique -- Religion.
Noirs américains -- Religion.
Vaudou -- Amérique.
Africains -- À l'étranger.
Amérique -- Religion.
Afroamerikanischer Synkretismus.
African Americans -- Religion.
Blacks -- Latin America -- Religion.
African diaspora.
Other Form: Online version: Murphy, Joseph M., 1951- Working the spirit. Boston : Beacon Press, ©1994 (OCoLC)624441957
ISBN 0807012203
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