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    Nigerian Yoruba orisha worship in New York
    Karen McCarthy Brown's "Mama Lola" challenges stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of women's religious practices along with related themes of family and of social change. Weaving several of her own voices - analytic, descriptive and personal - with the voices of...
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    Good book nice and clearly writtenPointing out the elements of Catholicism that coexist with the drums, trances, and animal sacrifice, Kristos catalogues the chief loa (lesser gods), describes a typical ceremony, touches on the highly feared and secretive Sect Rouge believed to practice human sacrifice, and ends up with a quick visit to New Orleans,...
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    We like this Jamaican/British novel a lot! Marshall Sargeant is born with the century in Paradise, on the island of Jamaica. As a young man, he is entrusted with a mystical quest, to overcome a curse that has been put on his family and he must do this by returning to Africa, whence they were brought as slaves. In his strange and sometimes magical...
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    A bit like the Rough Guide to Reggae - except for Voodoo. Recommended! Out of Africa came the cult of spirits who could enter human beings and cross the boundary between life and death. Carried across the Atlantic to the New World, voodoo gave the slaves in the West Indies a new sense of identity and hope. But around it clustered sinister tales of...
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    Out-of-print book club edition secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket (and stickers)