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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

Chanting Down the New Jerusalem
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

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

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 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

Explosion Of Protestantism In Latin America

Engels | Paperback | 1993

Now available in paperback, Tongues of Fire deals with one of the most extraordinary developments in the world today -- the rapid... 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

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

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

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

Indigenous Encounters With Missionary Christianity, 1800-2000

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

The globalization of Christianity, its spread and appeal to peoples of non-European origin, is by now a well-known phenomenon.... 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 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

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

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

Celebrating Customs and Traditions

Engels | Paperback | 2007

A wonderful showcase for the vibrant culture and customs of the African and Caribbean world - key events in the festival calendar... Meer

Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Engels | Hardcover | 2009

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

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

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

Vodou and Roman Catholicism in Haiti

Engels | Paperback | 1992

Vodou, the folk religion of Haiti, is a by-product of the contact between Roman Catholicism and African and Amerindian traditional... 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

Religion, Ritual, and Healing

Engels | Ebook | 2014

The Mixe of Oaxaca was the first extensive ethnography of the Mixe, with a special focus on Mixe religious beliefs and rituals and... Meer

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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

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

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

Ignacio Ellacuraia and the Murdered Jesuits of El Salvador

Engels | Paperback | 1994

On November 16, 1989, on the campus of El Salvador's University of Central America, six Jesuits and two women were murdered by... Meer

Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Engels | Paperback | 2010

In a riveting first-person account, Todd Ramon Ochoa explores Palo, a Kongo-inspired 'society of affliction' that is poorly... Meer

Maya Protestantism in the Guatemalan Highlands

Engels | Paperback | 2007

What does it mean to be both Maya and Protestant in Guatemala? Burgeoning religious pluralism in Mesoamerica and throughout Latin... 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

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

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

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

Rituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban Religion

Engels | Paperback | 2002

In 1992 Smithsonian anthropologist Michael Atwood Mason traveled to Cuba for initiation as a priest into the Santería... 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

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 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 Haitian Way of Healing and Power

Engels | Ebook | 2011

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

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