African Gods: Contemporary Rituals and Beliefs

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In African cultures, the spiritual and the physical exist in close communion. This relationship explains many aspects of African societies. The connection between the natural and the supernatural, the visible and the invisible, and the human and the divine, is maintained in a state of equilibrium through prayer and ritual. These representations of the divine forces on Earth occupy a central place in African society. Juju priests, shamans, and healers are not only the guardians of tradition, but also the pillars of African ...

African Gods: Contemporary Rituals and Beliefs 2007, Flammarion-Pere Castor, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9782080300195

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