Creole Religions of the Caribbean An Introduction from Vodou and Santeria to Obeah and Espiritismo

ISBN-10: 081476228X

ISBN-13: 9780814762288

Edition: 2nd 2011

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List price: $23.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Margarite Fernández Olmosis a professor of Spanish and Latin American literatures at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. She is the author/coeditor of many books, includingThe Latino Reader: An American Literary Tradition from 1542 to the Present.

Joseph Murphy is associate professor in the Theology Department at Georgetown University. He is the author of Santeria: An African Religion in North America and Working the Spirit: Ceremonies of the African Diaspora.Mei-Mei Sanford received her doctorate in Religion and Society from Drew University. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Nigeria. She currently does research in Nigeria and in African-American and Yoruba expatriate religious communities in the United States.

Acknowledgments
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Foreword
Introduction
Historical Background
The Orisha Tradition in Cuba: Santeria/Regla de Ocha
The Afro-Cuban Religious Traditions of Regla de Palo and the Abakua Secret Society
Haitian Vodou
Obeah, Myal, and Quimbois
Rastafarianism
Espiritismo: Creole Spiritism in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the United States
Glossary
Notes
Works Cited
Index
About the Authors
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