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- DescriptionA collection of essays exploring the many dimensions of the Yoruba deity Osun in Africa and the Americas. It presents an example of the resilience and renewed importance of traditional Yoruba images in negotiating spiritual experience, social identity, and political power in contemporary African and the African diaspora.
- Author BiographyJoseph Murphy is associate professor in the Theology Department at Georgetown University. He is the author of Santeria: An African Religion in North America and Working the Spirit: Ceremonies of the African Diaspora. Mei-Mei Sanford received her doctorate in Religion and Society from Drew University. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Nigeria. She currently does research in Nigeria and in African-American and Yoruba expatriate religious communities in the United States.
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication25/09/2001
- GenreNon-Christian Religions
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note44 b&w photos, 3 maps, 18 bibliog., 1 index
- Weight410 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJoseph M. Murphy,Mei-Mei Sanford
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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