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Three eyes for the journey : African dimensions of the Jamaican religious experience

Author: Dianne M Stewart
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows that African people have been agents of their own religious, ritual, and theological formation. This book examines the African-derived and African-centered traditions in historical Jamaica:  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne M Stewart
ISBN: 0195154150 9780195154153 0195175573 9780195175578
OCLC Number: 61448045
Description: xxi, 332 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Divination : introduction --
1. Libation : four centuries of encounter and transition --
2. Incantation : European attitudes toward Africanness in Jamaica --
3. Offering : trajectories of African-Jamaican religiosity --
4. Visitation : the legacy of African-derived religions in Jamaica --
5. Communion : toward a Caribbean theology of collective memory.
Responsibility: Dianne M. Stewart.
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What Stewart is speaking for in a remarkable trans-discipline manner is a revision which allows religions to be able to talk with-rather than howl at-one another. Stewarts scholarship makes a major Read more...

 
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