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The Andean Codex
Initiations And Adventures Among The Peruvian Shamans

Engels | Paperback | 2005

For the past three decades Dr. Williams has risked his personal safety to journey among shamans in Peru, the mystical and... Meer

Masters of the Living Energy
The Mystical World of the Q'ero of Peru

Engels | Paperback | 2004

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Known as the keepers of the ancient knowledge, the Q'ero Indians of Peru are the most respected mystics of the south-central... Meer

The Voyage of the Beagle

Engels | Paperback | 1996

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection has been debated and disparaged over time, but there is no dispute that... Meer

Secrets, Gossip, and Gods
The Transformation of Brazilian Candomble

Engels | Paperback | 2005

In this wide-ranging book, Paul Christopher Johnson explores the changing, hidden face of the Afro-Brazilian indigenous religion... Meer

A Cry From The Streets
Rescuing Brazil'S Forgotten Children

Engels | Hardcover | 2002

On every continent, in every nation, God is at work in and through the lives of believers. From the streets of Amsterdam to... Meer

A Refuge in Thunder
Candomble and Alternative Spaces of Blackness

Engels | Paperback | 2003

[An important] detailing of the development and evolution of a major institution of the African Diaspora [and] of Brazilian and... Meer

Santeria: The Religion: Faith, Rites, Magic
The Religion : Faith, Rites, Magic

Engels | Paperback | 2002

When the Yoruba of West Africa were brought to Cuba as slaves, they preserved their religious heritage by disguising their gods as... Meer

Fetishes and Monuments
Afro-Brazilian Art and Culture in the 20th Century

Engels | Paperback | 2009

One hundred years ago in Brazil the rituals of Candomble were feared as sorcery and persecuted as crime. Its cult objects were... Meer

Voyage of the Beagle

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection has been debated and disparaged over time, but there is no dispute that... Meer

Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Ayahuasca is a psychoactive drink used for healing and divination among religious groups in the Brazilian Amazon. 'Ayahuasca,... Meer

Jaguar That Roams the Mind
An Amazonian Plant Spirit Odyssey

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Robert Tindall shares his journey through the inner and outer landscape of the churches of ayahuasca and with indigenous shamans... Meer

Modern Inquisitions
Peru and the Colonial Origins of the Civilized World

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Looking for a precedent that eased the way for civilized people to embrace fascism in the twentieth-century, Hannah Arendt found... Meer

Globalizing the Sacred
Religion Across the Americas

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Globalizing the Sacred breaks new ground in our understanding of the transnational role of religion. Based on case studies in the... Meer

The Jesuit and the Incas
The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera,

Engels | Paperback | 2004

In the spirit of justice Blas Valera broke all the rules-and paid with his life. Hundreds of years later, his ghost has returned... Meer

Nago Grandma and White Papa
Candomble and the Creation of Afro-Brazilian Identity

Engels | Paperback | 2009

This is a landmark work in African diaspora studies, in English for the first time. Nago Grandma and White Papa is a signal work... Meer

Manipulating the Sacred
Yoruba Art, Ritual and Resistance in Brazilian Candomble

Engels | Paperback | 2005

At a time when the art of the African diaspora has aroused much general interest for its multicultural dimensions, Mikelle Smith... Meer

Secret Cities of Old South America

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Monstrous beasts, lost worlds, vanished civilizations, Amazon warriors, even Atlantis and Noahs ark figure in this wondrous and... Meer

The World is as You Dream it
Teachings from the Amazon and Andes

Engels | Paperback | 1994

The New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man documents John Perkins' extraordinary career as a globe-trotting... Meer

The Many Faces Of Jesus Christ: Intercultural Christology
Intercultural Christology

Engels | Paperback | 2001

This work offers a compendium of different christologies from Africa, Asia and Latin America, and in so doing provides a good... Meer

Culture Shock! Venezuela
A Guide To Customs And Etiquette

Engels | Paperback | 2000

How do we retrieve the lives of "real Roman women"? This book presents a range of examples to support the argument that our ideas... Meer

Mexican Phoenix
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Engels | Hardcover | 2001

Juan Diego, to whom the Virgin Mary appeared in 1531 miraculously imprinting her likeness on his cape, was canonised in Mexico in... Meer

The Ayahuasca Diaries

Engels | Paperback | 2009

The Ayahuasca diaries is a vine-entangled tale of shamans, jungles, psychedelic substances, a broken-hearted poker player, a few... Meer

Religion and Politics in Urban Brazil

Engels | Paperback | 1994

The history and development of the Brazilian religion Umbanda are explored in this text. The author describes the defining... Meer

Lost Kingdom Of The Andes

Engels | Paperback | 2009

This remarkable study is the culmination of thirty years' research into the possibility that the continent we know today as 'South... Meer

Through Gates of Splendor
The Event That Shocked the World, Changed a People, and Inspired a Nation

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

I would say, without hesitation, God used this book to change my life. --Chuck SwindollIn 1956, five young men, including Elliot's... Meer

Capoeira and Candomble
Conformity and Resistance Through Afro-Brazilian Experience

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Capoeira is a unique music-dance-sport-play activity created by African slaves, and Candomble is a hybrid religion combining... Meer

The Street Children of Brazil
One Woman's Remarkable Story

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Through a series of remarkable events, Sarah de Carvalho left her glittering career in film promotion and TV production to join a... Meer

The Taste Of Blood
Spirit Possession In Brazilian Candomble

Engels | Paperback | 1991

Enter the fascinating world of the Condomble regions of Brazil, where interaction between spirits and human is considered an... Meer

Return of the Children of Light
Incan and Mayan Prophecies for a New World

Engels | Paperback | 2001

A personal exploration of the conjunction between ancient Mesoamerican prophesy and New Age higher consciousness. Selected by the... Meer

Competitive Spirits
Latin America's New Religious Economy

Engels | Paperback | 2007

For over four centuries the Catholic Church enjoyed a religious monopoly in Latin America in which potential rivals were repressed... Meer

The Mind Possessed
The Cognition of Spirit Possession in an Afro-Brazilian Religious Tradition

Engels | Hardcover | 2007

The cognitive science of religion has made a persuasive case for the view that a number of different psychological systems are... Meer

Ancient Technology in Peru and Bolivia

Engels | Paperback | 2012

David Hatcher Childress, popular Lost Cities author and star of the History Channel's long-running show Ancient Aliens, takes us... Meer

The Many Faces of Jesus Christ
Intercultural Christology

Engels | Paperback | 2000

This work offers a compendium of different christologies from Africa, Asia and Latin America, and in so doing provides a good... Meer

Spiritual Mapping in the United States and Argentina, 1989-2005
A Geography of Fear

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

Spiritual Mapping is a U.S. Evangelical and Neo-Pentecostal movement (1989-2005), which developed its own religious technique to... Meer

Bruchko and the Motilone Miracle
How Bruce Olson Brought a Stone Age Tribe Into the 21st Century

Engels | Paperback | 2006

The powerful sequel to Olson's best-selling missionary classic, "Bruchko, " details his missionary work and events from the 1970s... Meer

Rainforest Shamans
Essays on the Tukano Indians of the Northwest Amazon

Engels | Paperback | 1997

The renowned anthropologist Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff spent most of his working life among tribes living in the vast rainforests... Meer

Slavery and Salvation in Colonial Cartagena De Indias

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval's 1627 missionary history is the only existing published document that deals with Africans in the... Meer

From The Enemy's Point Of View
Humanity and Divinity in an Amazonian Society

Engels | Paperback | 1992

The Araweté are one of the few Amazonian peoples who have maintained their cultural integrity in the face of the... Meer

Souls of Purgatory
The Spiritual Diary of a Seventeenth-Century Afro-Peruvian Mystic, Ursula De Jesus

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

The life of the black religious servant Ursula de Jesus (1604-1666) has remained one of the best-kept historical secrets of the... Meer

Our Witchdoctors are Too Weak
The Rebirth of an Amazon Tribe

Engels | Paperback | 2010

When US missionary Davey Jank starts a new life in the Amazon jungle among a remote tribe, he enters a world where witchcraft and... Meer

Magic from Brazil
Recipes, Spells and Rituals

Engels | Paperback | 2001

Get ready to launch yourself on an incredible journey into a fascinating cultural force and powerful magical system. Born in... Meer

In Darkness and Secrecy
The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia

Engels | Paperback | 2004

In Darkness and Secrecy brings together ethnographic examinations of Amazonian assault sorcery, witchcraft, and injurious magic,... Meer

Remember Me, Rescue Me

Engels | Paperback | 2003

From Brazil, a country struggling between prosperity and suffering, fertile forests and empty wasteland, comes a harrowing report... Meer

Contemporary Latin American Social and Political Thought
An Anthology

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Latin America has produced an impressive body of sociopolitical work, yet these important texts have never been readily available... Meer

Art on the Jesuit Missions in Asia and Latin America, 1542-1773

Engels | Hardcover | 1999

When the Jesuit missionaries ventured from Europe to newly discovered territories in Asia and Latin America, they brought with... Meer

Prophetic Pentecostalism in Chile
A Case Study On Religion And Development

Engels | Hardcover | 1998

Prophetic Pentecostalism in Chile provides a detailed description of the vicissitudes of a small Chilean Pentecostal church, the... Meer

Resurgent Voices in Latin America
Indigenous Peoples, Political Mobilization, and Religious Change

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Resurgent Voices in Latin America explores the critical role of religious beliefs and practices played by indigenous organizations... Meer