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The Faces of the Gods Voodoo and Roman Catholicism in Haiti (DOWNLOAD)

  • Paperback
  • 240
  • The Faces of the Gods Voodoo and Roman Catholicism in Haiti
  • Leslie G. Desmangles
  • English
  • 15 April 2020
  • 9780807843932

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Read & Download Õ The Faces of the Gods Voodoo and Roman Catholicism in Haiti 104 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 practicesD.

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Read & Download Õ The Faces of the Gods Voodoo and Roman Catholicism in Haiti 104 N to the role of the seventeenth and eighteenth century maroon communities in preserving African traditions and the attempts by the Catholic educated elite to suppress African based superstitions The result is a society in which one religion Catholicism is visible and official; the other Vodou is unofficial and largely secretiv.

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Read & Download Õ The Faces of the Gods Voodoo and Roman Catholicism in Haiti 104 Esmangles sees Vodou not simply as a grafting of European religious traditions onto African stock but as a true creole phenomenon born out of the oppressive conditions of slavery and the necessary adaptation of slaves to a New World environmentDesmangles uses Haitian history to explain this phenomenon paying particular attentio.