Initiation Into Candomble: Introduction to African-Brazilian Religion (Paperback)

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Initiation Into Candomble: Introduction to African-Brazilian Religion (Paperback)

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Candombl is an African-Brazilian religion that has over two million adherents throughout Brazil, but also in the Americas and in Europe. Despite the popularity of Candombl , many people still confuse the religion with a cult, or perceive it as part of other religions, such as Spiritualism, Umbanda, or even non-orthodox Catholicism. Candombl is an independent religion with a composite philosophical base derived from a number African cultures, and has its own corpus of orally-transmitted texts, ancient rituals, and organic lifestyle. Initiation into Candombl takes the reader through the foundational ideas and practices of this composite religion, guided by an author who is not only a scholar but also a practitioner of Candombl .
Product Details ISBN: 9781937306298
ISBN-10: 1937306291
Publisher: Diasporic Africa Press
Publication Date: September 24th, 2014
Pages: 178
Language: English