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By Jalane D. Schmidt
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... Encuentro Nacional Eclesial Cubana (ENEC) Fourth Party Congress Afro-Cuban religion rafters Pope John Paul II ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
.... Encuentro Nacional Eclesial Cubana (ENEC) Fourth Party Congress Afro-Cuban religion rafters Pope John Paul II ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
..., a deterioration of city streets, the renewal of tourism, and the government’s use of Afro-Cuban mythology to symbolize “Cuba” to internal and external audiences. Representatives of transnational organizations and movements—U.N. officials, Pope John Paul II, adherents of African diaspora religions—journeyed...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... This chapter discusses the conceptions of value and agency embodied in the human-made gods of the Afro-Atlantic religions and the class interests they encode—interests very different from but no less contextually reasonable than those propagated by Hegel, Marx, and Freud. The implications...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
...Pots, Packets, Beads, and Foreigners:<subtitle>The Making and the Meaning of the Real-Life “Fetish”</subtitle> This chapter discusses the conceptions of value and agency embodied in the human-made gods of the Afro-Atlantic religions and the class interests they encode—interests very different...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... The materials used to create the altars and the insignia of the Afro-Atlantic religions reflect their roots in West African polities intensely embedded in interregional commerce, including a half millennium of commercial exchange with Europe and the Americas. The ritual assembly...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... Daily parlance in most of the Afro-Atlantic religions suggests that it is people who make gods. However, priests debate the implications of that formulation. Like the Afro-Atlantic gods themselves, the question of whether they are human-made arises in the context of an intergenerational...