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Religie en spiritualiteit - Midden-Amerika

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Popol Vuh
The Sacred Book Of The Maya

Engels | Paperback | 2003

The Popol Vuh is the most important example of Maya literature to have survived the Spanish conquest and is one of the world's... Meer

Loyalty to Your Soul
The Heart of Spiritual Psychology

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Loyalty to Your Soul establishes Spiritual Psychology as a paradigm-altering frontier. It initiates a radical shift at the core of... Meer

Creole Religions Of The Caribbean
An Introduction From Vodou And Santeria To Obeah And Espiritismo

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Creolization-the coming together of diverse beliefs and practices to form new beliefs and practices-is one of the most significant... Meer

Love in a Fearful Land
A Guatemalan Story

Engels | Paperback | 2006

This is Henri Nouwen's personal account of a pilgrimage to Santiago Atitlan, a Mayan town in the highlands of Guatemala. It was... Meer

Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village

Engels | Paperback | 1999

This powerful memoir of an American who was adopted by a shaman and allowed to study the secrets of a Tzutujil Mayan village in... Meer

Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Based on acclaimed author Zora Neale Hurston's personal experiences in Haiti and Jamaica—where she participated as an... Meer

Entheogens and the Origins of Religion

Engels | Paperback | 1992

This fascinating book discusses the role played by psychoactive mushrooms in the religious rituals of ancient Greece, Eurasia, and... Meer

Vodou and Power in Haiti

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

After Haiti's recent earthquake, various American commentators - from Pat Robertson to David Brooks - joined a long tradition of... Meer

A Beginner's Guide to Afro-Caribbean Magic

Engels | Paperback | 1993

This book fills a long-standing need in literature: Voodoo, Santeria, and Macumba as practised today in cities throughout the... Meer

Vodou, Power and Performance in Haiti and Its Diaspora

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Rara is a vibrant annual street festival in Haiti, when followers of the Afro-Creole religion called Vodou march loudly into... Meer

Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this brilliantly evocative ethnography, Francio Guadeloupe probes the ethos and attitude created by radio disc jockeys on the... Meer

The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life

Engels | Paperback | 1996

Popol Vuh, the Quiche Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is... Meer

Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

Engels | Paperback | 2009

So much has been written about the Rastafari, yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement. Although... Meer

Forgotten Folklore and Remedies from Jamaica and the Caribbean

Engels | Paperback | 2002

This book captures the folklore and almost forgotten ways of Jamaica and the Caribbean in four sections augmented by black and... Meer

Fidel Castro in Conversation with Frei Betto

Engels | Paperback | 2006

"This startling book is based on conversations between the Cuban leader and a Brazilian priest. The talk is informal and... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Vodou songs constitute the living memory of Haitian Vodou communities, and song texts are key elements to understanding Haitian... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Dorsey explores the differences between traditions such as Voodoo, Shango and Obeah. Meer

Vodou, Santeria, Obeah, and the Caribbean

Engels | Paperback | 1997

A marvelous example of African Diaspora Studies ...challenges our usual scholarly and everyday articulations of religion, even as... Meer

Invisible Powers

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Tackling a wide range of Vodou practices and images, the essays in this collection introduce readers to the history and practice... Meer

Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

Engels | Ebook | 2009

So much has been written about the Rastafari, yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement. Although... Meer


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The Parallel Lives Of People As Plants

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

Following the acclaimed Secrets of the Talking Jaguar, this expansive, lyrical book in the tradition of indigenous oral... Meer

Religion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Freedom of religion did not come easily to Cuba or Puerto Rico. Only after the arrival of American troops during the... Meer

History, Wisdom and Startling Predictions

Engels | Paperback | 1999

In Native American Prophecies readers are invited to reconsider the wisdom of the great Native North and Central American peoples.' Meer

Pursuing God's Presence

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Is being all that God desires us to be a uniquely feminine problem? Women all over have experienced the difficulties of becoming a... Meer

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Gods, Myths and Legends of the First Peoples of South America, with Over 200 Fine-art Illustrations

Engels | Paperback | 2008

An illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, myths and legends of the first peoples of South America with over 200 fine-art illustrations Meer

Engels | Paperback | 1990

A translation of a 1653 work, providing vast amounts of data on the religion and lifeways of the Incas and their subject peoples. Meer

Engels | Hardcover | 2006

Virtually all studies of transnationalism will now have to refer to this work in order to adequately address the complex issues... Meer

African and African-American Religions and Churches

Engels | Hardcover | 2001

The Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions covers the religious movements and churches of sub-Saharan Africa,... Meer

A Journey Into the Afro-Cuban World of Divinities, Spirits, and Sorcery

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Wedel's account will appeal to scholars and others interested in Santeria, Cuba, and religious healing. Santeria--with roots in... Meer

The Natural History of a West Indian Religion

Engels | Hardcover | 1999

Although much has been written on the Afro-Catholic syncretic religions of Vodou, Candomble, and Santeria, the Spiritual... Meer

The Dominican Case in Comparative Perspective

Engels | Hardcover | 2007

The Catholic Church acted as a mediator during social and political change in several Latin American countries from the 1960s... Meer

The Dominican Case In Comparative Perspective

Engels | Paperback | 2007

The Catholic Church acted as a mediator during social and political change in several Latin American countries from the 1960s... Meer

Sacred Book of the Ancient Maya

Engels | CD Rom | 2007

The Popol Vuh is the single most important book written by the ancient Maya to have survived the Spanish conquest. It is one of... Meer

The Haitian Way of Healing and Power

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Written by an initiate of Haitian Vodou, this book reveals Vodou as one of the most powerful shamanic traditions. The author... Meer

The Rastafari Reader

Engels | Paperback | 1998

This anthology explores Rastafari religion, culture, and politics in Jamaica and other parts of the African diaspora. An... Meer

A Photographic Path to the Afro-Cuban Spirit World

Engels | Paperback | 2007

In the summer of 2000, two award-winning photographers, Claire Garoutte and Anneke Wambaugh, were in Santiago de Cuba, a city on... Meer

Religion, Culture, and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

Many U.S. Christians were profoundly moved by the liberation struggles in Central America in the 1980s. Most learned about the... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2005

A valuable anthropological artifact...readers come to realize Haiti's connections with Louisiana, especially the River Parishes.... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 1994

Just as surely as Haiti is possessed by the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island possessed Katherine Dunham when she... Meer

Maximon/San Simon, Rey Pascual, Judas, Lucifer And Others

Engels | Paperback | 2002

This is a rich melange of observation, interviews, and photographs that combine to give a vivid and intimate portrait of this... Meer

An Introduction to Haiti's Indigenous Spiritual Tradition

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Deeply rooted in Haiti's culture and held sacred by millions, Haitian Vodou is a joyous and profound ancestral practice descended... Meer

Oracle of Cuban Santeria

Engels | Paperback | 1996

Obi is the first book to fully explore the sacred body of lore surrounding the orisha Ob as well as his particular rituals and... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2008

It was Cunninghame Graham's passionate attachment to justice that drew him to tell the story behind the iniquitous destruction of... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2005

It was Cunninghame Graham's passionate attachment to justice that drew him to tell the story behind the iniquitous destruction of... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 1989

A master work of observation and description about the lives and rituals of the Haitian mambos and adepts, and of the history and... Meer

A Biblical Guide to Raising a Family

Engels | Paperback | 2010

"The Faithful Parent" gives many practical, biblically based suggestions and promises that the most important relationship in any... Meer

A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress

Engels | Paperback | 2003

How does a book become an international bestseller? What happens to it as it is translated into different languages, contexts, and... Meer

A Journey into the Afro-Cuban World of Divinities, Spirits and Sorcery

Engels | Hardcover | 2003

Will be of interest not only to specialists in Afro-Cuban and African Diaspora religions, but also to medical anthropologists and... Meer