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Author Henry, Frances, 1931-

Title Reclaiming African religions in Trinidad : the socio-political legitimation of the Orisha and spiritual Baptist faiths / Frances Henry.

Imprint Barbados : University of the West Indies Press ; London : Eurospan, ©2003.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xxx, 224 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223).
Contents 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: The Evolution of the Shango Cult into the Orisha Movement -- 5. Contested Theologies in the Orisha Religion: Discourses of Authenticity and Inauthenticity -- 6. The Role of Syncretism in the Orisha Religion Today -- 7. African Religions and Popular Culture: Calypsos, Steelband and Carnival -- 8. Conclusion -- App. My Life with Ebenezer Elliott / Pa Neezer.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Africans -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Religion.
Orishas -- Trinidad and Tobago.
Spiritual Baptists -- Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Religion -- African influences.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Henry, Frances, 1931- Reclaiming African religions in Trinidad. Barbados : University of the West Indies Press ; London : Eurospan, ©2003 9766401292 9789766401290 (OCoLC)52563025
ISBN 9781435611252 (electronic bk.)
143561125X (electronic bk.)
9766401292 (pbk.)
9789766401290 (pbk.)