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Native American Religions of Central and South America

Lawrence E Sullivan (Ed)

Native American Religions of Central and South America

Lawrence E Sullivan (Ed)

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This text provides descriptions and interpretations of religious ideas, its aim is to illustrate something of the range of religious beliefs and practices through cases that are exemplary. The first part describes the religious views of the Aztec, Maya and Inca, dating to the time before contact with Europeans. The rest of the text treats contemporary cases from the major cultural-geographic areas of Latin America. Whether the focus is on myth, architecture, ritual celebrations or shamanic practice, each essay provides a religious profile of the culture in question.

- Publisher Written by leading figures in the field, this volume looks at how different cultures and peoples around the world have envisioned the sacred. Each essay provides a distinctive religious profile of the culture in question.

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About "Native American Religions of Central and South America"

This text provides descriptions and interpretations of religious ideas, its aim is to illustrate something of the range of religious beliefs and practices through cases that are exemplary. The first part describes the religious views of the Aztec, Maya and Inca, dating to the time before contact with Europeans. The rest of the text treats contemporary cases from the major cultural-geographic areas of Latin America. Whether the focus is on myth, architecture, ritual celebrations or shamanic practice, each essay provides a religious profile of the culture in question.
- Publisher

Written by leading figures in the field, this volume looks at how different cultures and peoples around the world have envisioned the sacred. Each essay provides a distinctive religious profile of the culture in question.
- Publisher

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Lawrence E Sullivan (Ed)

Lawrence E. Sullivan is Professor of World Religions at the University of Notre Dame. The author of Icanchu's Drum: An Orientation to Meaning in South American Religions, he was director of Harvard University's Center for the Study of World Religions, and served as President of the American Academy of Religions (AAR).

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  • Catalogue Code 147379
  • Product Code 0826411193
  • EAN 9780826411198
  • Pages 286
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury Continuum Publishing Group
  • Publication Date Mar 2000
  • Dimensions 216 x 144 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.699kg

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