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Hoodoo Voodoo And Conjure A Handbook

Author : Jeffrey E. Anderson
ISBN : 9780313342226
Genre : Social Science
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Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written for students and general readers, this book is a convenient introduction to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure. The volume begins by defining and classifying elements of these spiritual traditions. It then provides a wide range of examples and texts, which illustrate the richness of these beliefs and practices. It also examines the scholarly response to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure, and it explores the presence of hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure in popular culture. The volume closes with a glossary and bibliography. Students in social studies classes will use this book to learn more about African American magical beliefs, while literature students will enjoy its exploration of primary sources and literary works.

Israel S Poetry Of Resistance

Author : Hugh Page
ISBN : 9780800663346
Genre : Religion
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Noting that Israel's earliest responses to earth-shaking changes were cast in the powerfully expressive language of poetry, Hugh R. Page Jr. argues that the careful collection and preservation of these traditions was an act of resistance, a communal no to the forces of despair and a yes to the creative power of the Spirit. Further, Page argues, the power of these poems to craft and shape a future for a people who had suffered acute displacement and marginalization offers a rich spiritual repertoire for Africana peoples today, and for all who find themselves perennially outside the social or political mainstream.

The Voodoo Encyclopedia Magic Ritual And Religion

Author : Jeffrey E. Anderson
ISBN : 9781610692090
Genre : Religion
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This compelling reference work introduces the religions of Voodoo, a onetime faith of the Mississippi River Valley, and Vodou, a Haitian faith with millions of adherents today. • Addresses both Vodou and Voodoo • Situates the religions both religiously and historically • Examines the African contributions to the faiths on a regional basis • Introduces important gods and ceremonies

Then We Ll Sing A New Song

Author : Mary Ann Clark
ISBN : 9781442208810
Genre : Religion
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This book tells the often-unrecognized, but important, story of how African religions have shaped faith in America. Mary Ann Clark explores the cultures of three African kingdoms that contributed significant numbers of their population to the Atlantic slave trade, then examines how each may have influenced contemporary American beliefs and culture.

Das Buch Der Vampire

Author : Matthew Bunson
ISBN : 345318839X
Genre : Vampires
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Finnisches Quartett

Author : Taavi Soininvaara
ISBN : 9783841201959
Genre : Fiction
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Sein Name ist Ratamo. Arto Ratamo. In Helsinki wird ein namhafter Kernphysiker ermordet. Der Killer tötet perfekt. Er nennt sich "Engel des Zorns". Arto Ratamo muss all seinen Spürsinn aufbieten, um dem bestialischen Rächer zuvorzukommen. Dessen Spur führt nach Washington. Dort taucht ein zweiter Mörder auf. Er ist mächtig und gewissenlos. Taavi Soininvaara ist der Meister des finnischen Krimis. Seine Romane um den scharfsinnigen und sympathischen Ermittler Arto Ratamo stehen ganz oben auf den Bestsellerlisten, sie wurden verfilmt und vielfach ausgezeichnet. "Soininvaara zählt zu den derzeit politischsten und internationalsten Krimiautoren." ECHO

Moo

Author : Jane Smiley
ISBN : 9783105613696
Genre : Fiction
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›Moo‹ ist ein komischer, subversiver Campus-Roman über eine Ackerbau- und Viehzucht-Universität irgendwo im Mittleren Westen der USA – oder: ein Abbild der Welt im kleinen. Die Pulitzerpreisträgerin Jane Smiley verarbeitet Wissenschafts- und Gesellschaftskritik zu einer amüsanten und weitsichtigen Komödie. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Enzyklop Die Der Magischen Kr Uter

Author : Scott Cunningham
ISBN : 3843445036
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Liebe Wut Wahnsinn

Author : Marie Chauvet
ISBN : 3548607438
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Brombeerbl Ten Im Winter

Author : Margaret Mead
ISBN : 3499142260
Genre : Anthropologists
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