The Faces of the Gods

The Faces of the Gods

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Vodou, the folk religion of Haiti, is a by-product of the contact between Roman Catholicism and African and Amerindian traditional religions. In this book, Leslie Desmangles analyzes the mythology and rituals of Vodou, focusing particularly on the inclusion of West African and European elements in Vodouisants' beliefs and practices.

Desmangles sees Vodou not simply as a grafting of European religious traditions onto African stock, but as a true creole phenomenon,… (more)


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Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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