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Becoming Rasta
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

Vodou Shaman
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 Mayan Calendar and the Transformation of Consciousness

Engels | Paperback | 2004

The ancient Mayan civilization had one of the most advanced understandings of astronomy and their calendar reflected this... Meer

Haitian Vodou
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

God and Gangs in Central America

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Why would a gun-wielding, tattoo-bearing homie trade in la vida loca for a Bible and the buttoned-down lifestyle of an evangelical... 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

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

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2011

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

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

The Altarpiece of Santiago Atitlan

Engels | Paperback | 2001

A study of a major piece of modern Mayan religious art. 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

Spirit, Myth and Reality

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Haitian Vodou breaks away from European and American heuristic models for understanding a religio-philosophical system such as... Meer

An Introduction

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian,... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 1993

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

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

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

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 | Ebook | 2012

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


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The Order of Our Lady of Mercy, 1525-1773

Engels | Hardcover | 1995

This text deals with the interaction between Mercedarian missionaries and the indigenous Lenca Indian population of Western... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2005

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

The Orisha Religion In Trinidad

Engels | Paperback | 1995

James Houk's field work in Trinidad and subsequent involvement in the Orisha religion allows him a uniquely intimate perspective... 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

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

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

Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France / Constant J. Mews ; with a Translation by Neville Chiavaroli and Constant J. Mews.

Engels | Hardcover | 1999

In this book, Constant Mews and Neville Chiavaroli examine a medieval text long neglected by most scholars. The Lost Letters of... 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

A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress

Engels | Paperback | 2004

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

Syncretism And Transformation In Africa And The Americas

Engels | Hardcover | 2000

Once a central concept in anthropology, syncretism has recently re-emerged as a valuable tool for understanding the complex... Meer

The Caribbean Diasporan Church in the Black Atlantic Tradition

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

An estimated two-thirds of Caribbeans live outside their homeland. 'Home Away from Home' identifies the different forms of... Meer

The Dominican Case in Comparative Perspective

Engels | Hardcover | 2007

Click here to see a video interview with Emelio Betances. Click here to access the tables referenced in the book. Since the 1960s,... 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

The Life and Calling of Jean Donovan

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Salvador Witness recounts a remarkable journey from the affluent suburbs of Connecticut to the jungles and refugee camps of El... Meer

The Western Roots of the Maya Apocalypse

Engels | Ebook | 2011

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in December of 2012? If not, how and why has 2012 millenarianism gained such... Meer


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The Toybox Story

Engels | Paperback | 1998

Duncan and Jenni Dyason were so moved by a BBC documentary about the street children of Guatemala that they decided to pack up and... Meer

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

General Trujillo, FDR, and the Jews of Sosua

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Seven hundred and fifty Jewish refugees fled Nazi Germany and founded the agricultural settlement of Sosua in the Dominican... 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

Engels | Hardcover | 1999

Latin America is undergoing a period of intense religious transformation and upheaval. This book analyzes some of the more... Meer