Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The Socio-Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faiths
$9.99

Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The Socio-Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faiths

By Frances Henry
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Note on Terms and Spelling
  • 1. The Orisha Religion in Trinidad Today
  • 2. Spiritual/Shouter Baptism in Trinidad Today
  • 3. The Formal Processes of Political Legitimation
  • 4. The Orisha Religion from Sacred to Secular
  • 5. Contested Theologies in the Orisha Religion
  • 6. The Role of Syncretism in the Orisha Religion Today
  • 7. African Religions and Popular Culture
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Appendix. My Life with Ebenezer Elliott (Pa Neezer)
  • Notes
    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
  • Glossary
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