The Resource Reinventing religions : syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas, edited by Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers

Reinventing religions : syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas, edited by Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers

Label
Reinventing religions : syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas
Title
Reinventing religions
Title remainder
syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
200/.89/96
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2490
LC item number
.R45 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Reinventing religions : syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas, edited by Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • RICHMOND
Contents
Recovering and reconstructing syncretism / André Droogers, Sidney M. Greenfield -- A Yoruba healer as syncretic specialist: herbalism, rosicrucianism and the Babalawo / Frank A. Salamone -- Population growth, industrialization and the proliferation of syncretized religions in Brazil / Sidney M. Greenfield -- Ethnicity, purity, the market and syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cults / Roberto Motta -- Religious syncretism in an Afro-Brazilian cult house / Sergio F. Ferretti -- The presence of non-African spirits in an Afro-Brazilian religion: a case of Afro-Amerindian syncretism? / Mundicarmo M.R. Ferretti -- The reinterpretation of Africa: convergence and syncretism in Brazilian Candomblé / Sidney M. Greenfield -- Possession and syncretism: spirits as mediators in modernity / Inger Sjørslev -- Joana's story: syncretism at the actor's level / André Droogers -- Ragga cowboys: country and western themes in Rastafarian-inspired Reggae music / Werner Zips -- Polyvocality and constructions of syncretism in Winti / Ineke van Wetering -- Seeking syncretism: the case of Sathya Sai Baba / Morton Klass
Control code
000152030
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9780847688524
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00059199
Other physical details
ill.
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u128573
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000152030
  • (OCoLC)44775173

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