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Crossing the water and keeping the faith : Haitian religion in Miami

Author: Terry Rey; Alex Stepick
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2013]
Series: North American religions.
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A historical and ethnographic study of Haitian religion in immigrant communities, based on fieldwork in both Miami and Haiti.

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Rey, Terry.
Crossing the water and keeping the faith.
New York : New York University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013007856
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Rey; Alex Stepick
ISBN: 9781479802678 1479802670
OCLC Number: 854974607
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages).
Contents: ContentsForeword ixArchbishop Thomas WenskiAcknowledgments xiiiIntroduction: Haitian Religion in Miami 11 The Haitian Catholic Church in Miami: When the Saints Go Sailing In 332 Immigrant Faith and Class Distinctions: Haitian Catholics beyond Little Haiti 593 Feting Haiti's Patron Saint in Little Haiti: The Feast of OurLady of Perpetual Help 834 Vodou in the Magic City: Serving the Spirits across the Sea 1135 Storefront and Transnational Protestantism in Little Haiti: Harvesting the Gospel in the Haitian Church of the Open Door 151Conclusion: Beasts, Gods, and TransnationalTransubstantiation 189Appendices 203Notes 227Bibliography 237Index 253About the Authors 266
Series Title: North American religions.
Responsibility: Terry Rey and Alex Stepick ; foreword by Archbishop Thomas Wenski.
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"Conjoining historical method with rich ethnographical material, Rey and Stepick offer a holistic view of Haitian religion in Miami... Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith's treatment of Haitian Read more...

 
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