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Religie en spiritualiteit - Midden-Amerika

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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

Popol Vuh
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

Becoming Rasta
Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

Engels | Hardcover | 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

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

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

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

Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village

Engels | Paperback | 2002

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

Explores the changing relationship between regulators and practitioners in neocolonial Cuba and Puerto Rico. Examining seven... Meer

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

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 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