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Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah

Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah

by Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe

Publisher: Dundurn Press
ISBN: 9781459720602
Pages: 256
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-21
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The secrets of Santeria, Voodoo and Obeah are among the oldest enigmas in the world. Their roots go back to pre-historic Africa - perhaps even beyond that. From the 16th century onwards, the slave trade brought these ancient mysteries to the West, where they blended strangely with traditional Christianity: the ancient African gods became identified with legendary saints. This integration of the two faiths slowly evolved to form the many varieties of Santeria, Obeah and Voudoun that are widely practiced throughout...