Yoruba in Diaspora: An African Church in London by H. Harris

By H. Harris

The Nigerian Diaspora is now world-wide, and while Yoruba shuttle, they take with them their non secular agencies. As a member of the Cherubim and Seraphim church in London for over thirty years, anthropologist Hermione Harris explores an international of prayer, spirit ownership, and divination via goals and visions. via their spiritual perform, church participants enlist the Holy Spirit to safeguard themselves opposed to witchcraft and evil spirits, and make a hit in their lives. even supposing the hot Nigerian 'Born back' Pentecostals in Britain draw back from C&S ritual, Harris argues that they too are engaged within the look for religious strength.

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Sacred Spaces and Religious Traditions in Oriente Cuba by Jualynne E. Dodson

By Jualynne E. Dodson

Areas set aside by means of non secular practitioners to symbolize their knowing of the sacredness in their global supply priceless home windows into the collective background and the expression of rules of a faith and its fans. Jualynne Dodson explores sacred areas developed among 1998 and 2007 by means of modern practitioners of 4 well known religions in Cuba's jap Oriente area. 3 of those religions, Palo Mayomb?, Vodu, and Muertera Bemb? de Sao, are Africa-based traditions whereas the fourth, Espiritismo, is indigenous to Cuba and Oriente, although it advanced from traditions of the U.S. and Europe. whereas the religions differ in old improvement, in fabric artifact, and formality actions that include their content material, pictures during this booklet replicate inherited and shared cosmic orientation of the traditions. The research of Dodson and the African Atlantic examine crew bargains an interconnected exam of the background and embedded understandings of those 4 religions whereas concurrently supplying a wide ranging view of non secular improvement in Cuba and practitioners' fight for a self-defined, Africa-based nature for his or her spiritual actions at the island.

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Demons & deliverance by H A Maxwell Whyte

By H A Maxwell Whyte

Satanic task maintains to extend at an explosive fee. H. A. Maxwell Whyte offers functional solutions to the main commonly asked questions on demons, together with, "What precisely is a demon?" "How does someone come below demonic influence?" "Can we inherit evil spirits from our ancestors?" and "Can a believer be possessed?" become aware of the way you, as a Christian, have the authority to defeat oppression, dependancy, affliction, psychological difficulties, and unexplainable habit with lasting effects

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Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony by Michael J. Zogry

By Michael J. Zogry

Anetso, a centuries-old Cherokee ball online game nonetheless performed this present day, is a energetic, occasionally violent job that rewards velocity, power, and agility. even as, it's the concentration of numerous associated ritual actions. Is it a activity? Is it a spiritual ritual? may well it potentially be either? Why has it lasted see you later, surviving via centuries of upheaval and change?Based on his paintings within the box and within the documents, Michael J. Zogry argues that individuals of the japanese Band of Cherokee country proceed to accomplish chosen points in their cultural identification by means of conducting anetso, itself the hub of a longer ceremonial complicated, or cycle. A precursor to lacrosse, anetso appears to be like in all demeanour of Cherokee cultural narratives and has figured prominently within the written money owed of non-Cherokee observers for nearly 300 years. The anetso ceremonial advanced features a number of actions which, taken jointly, complicate usual scholarly differences reminiscent of video game as opposed to ritual, public exhibit as opposed to inner most functionality, and culture as opposed to innovation. Zogry's exam offers a extraordinary chance for rethinking the certainty of formality and function in addition to their dating to cultural identification. It additionally bargains a pointy reappraisal of scholarly discourse at the Cherokee non secular method, with specific concentrate on the jap Band of Cherokee Nation.Anetso, a centuries-old Cherokee ball video game nonetheless performed this present day, is a energetic, occasionally violent task that rewards velocity, energy, and agility. whilst, it's the concentration of a number of associated ritual actions. Is it a game? Is it a spiritual ritual? may perhaps it most likely be either? Why has it lasted see you later, surviving via centuries of upheaval and alter?

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Masons the truth - secrets of a secret society by Barb Karg, John K Young

By Barb Karg, John K Young

From the illustrious George Washington and the notorious J. Edgar Hoover to significant imaginer Walt Disney and undesirable boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have inspired each point of yank existence. but this mystery society continues to be as arguable and mysterious as ever. during this booklet, you are going to study the reality about:

  • The strength and that means in the back of the symbols, rites, and rituals
  • Alleged connections with Jack the Ripper, the KKK, and the Holy Grail
  • Freemasons vs. the Nazis
  • The centuries-long competition with the Catholic Church
  • Freemasonry's growing to be effect right here and abroad

because the greatest - and oldest - fraternal association, the Freemasons will proceed to form the area we are living in for the foreseeable destiny. With this tell-all advisor, you are going to resolve the secret of this exciting society - one mystery at a time!

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The Lost Realms (Book IV) (4th Book of Earth Chronicles) by Zecharia Sitchin

By Zecharia Sitchin

Thousands Of Years earlier than the Birth
Of Christ, Giants Roamed The Earth

In the 16th century, Spanish conquerors got here to the hot international looking for El Dorado, the fabled urban of gold. as a substitute, they encountered inexplicable phenomena that experience questioned students and historians ever when you consider that: big stone edifices built within the Earth's such a lot inaccessible areas ... nice monuments solid with very unlikely ability and unknown instruments ... tricky carvings describing the occasions and topography of part an international away.

In this, the notable and punctiliously researched fourth quantity of THE EARTH CHRONICLES, writer Zecharia Sitchin uncovers the long-hidden secrets and techniques of the misplaced civilizations of the pre-Columbian Americas and provides documentation of the large gods who spawned the greatness of the Incans, Mayans, and Aztecs -- the Anunnaki -- "those who from Heaven to Earth came."

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