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Ritual, Discourse, and Community in Cuban Santeria Speaking a Sacred World (Contemporary Cuba) by Kristina Wirtz

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Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Ethnography,
  • Religious groups,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Cuba,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Case studies,
  • Communities,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Santeria,
  • Santiago de Cuba

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022060M
ISBN 100813030641
ISBN 109780813030647

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Click on the article title to read more. "Discourse" takes on a variety of meanings throughout Wirtz's book; it refers to distinct "metacultural stances" toward religions and cultures designated as Afro-Cuban. But discourse also refers to. Review of “Ritual, Discourse, and Community in Cuban Santeria: Speaking a Sacred World”, Kristina Wirtz. Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 13 (2): Santeria is a fusion of Catholic practices and African folk beliefs. It emerged in Cuba during the 17th century, and has been embedded in Cuban society ever since. These days, it’s far more prevalent than Catholicism on the island—Santeros outnumber Catholics by

Get this from a library! Ritual, discourse, and community in Cuban Santería: speaking a sacred world. [Kristina Wirtz] -- Drawing on ethnographic research about Santeria beliefs and practices, Wirtz observes that practitioners are constantly engaged in reflection about what they and other practitioners are . Kristina Wirtz Ritual, Discourse, And Community in Cuban Santeria Speaking a Sacred World - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. santeria.   Mercedes Cros Sandoval, Worldview, the Orishas, and Santeria (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, ). Kristina Wirtz. Ritual, Discourse, and Community in Cuban Santería: Speaking a Sacred World Series: Contemporary Cuba.   Ritual, Discourse, and Community in Cuban Santería: Speaking a Sacred World by Kristina Wirtz. Elina I. Hartikainen. University of Chicago. Search for more papers by this author. Elina I. Hartikainen. University of Chicago. Search for more papers .