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Santeria: The Religion Faith, Rites, Magic by Migene GonzГЎlez-Wippler

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Number of Pages335
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ISBN 100517571544
ISBN 109780517571545

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Santeria, A syncretistic Caribbean religion Beliefs and practices. Sponsored link. The Orisha: Santeria includes the worship of the Orisha-- literally "head guardians," and religious beliefs of the Yoruba and Bantu people in Southern Nigeria, Senegal and Guinea are combined with elements of Roman Catholicism. Powered by WebRing. > This site is a member of WebRing. Sep 01,  · Dr. Murphy writes a good story. The book is a description of his personal experience in Santeria. It should be noted that he is not an initiate, but he writes in a sympathetic, informed and respectful way about the religion. Even though he is an academic, this book is written in a non-academic style. If you are curious about santeria it is a 5/5(5). Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Santeria: The Religion: Faith, Rites, book by Migene Gonzalez-Wippler. Brought to Cuba as slaves, the Yoruba people of West Africa preserved their religion's heritage by disguising their gods as Catholic saints and worshipping them in Free shipping over $Cited by:

The resulting religion is known as Santeria, a blend of primitive magic and Catholicism now practiced by an estimated five million Americans. Santeria: The Religion is an informative and insightful examination of an African religion's survival in the New World. No one could write this book better than Migene Gonzalez-Wippler. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.. Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your . Santeria is not an archaic religion. It is a vibrant force with five hundred years of continuous history in the Western Hemisphere. Its African roots go back at least as far as Christianity's. Santeria has millions of followers spread across the United States, the Caribbean, Central, and South America. There is Voodoo in. A misconception about Santería is that it's a polytheistic religion, or one that worships many gods. This isn't strictly true. There is one supreme God in the Lucumí pantheon, who like the Holy Trinity of the Catholic Church, has three representations and three names: Olodumare, Olofi, and Olorun.