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African Divination Systems Ways of Knowing (African Systems of Thought Series) by Philip M. Peek

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Published by Indiana Univ Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Africa,
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Fortune-telling & divination,
  • Religious Anthropology,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Divination,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228736M
ISBN 100253343097
ISBN 109780253343093

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One book that does scrutinize divination is Living Santeria: Rituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban Religion (), written by Michael Atwood Mason. Mason provides examples of his own experiences within the religion, but the majority of the book discusses the perspectives of other practitioners. African Divination Systems: Ways of Knowing (African Systems of Thought).   This unique collection of essays by an exceptional international group of Africanists demonstrates the central role that divination continues to play throughout Africa in maintaining cultural /5(9). African divination systems: non-normal modes of cognition \/ Philip M. Peek.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" The essays in this collection provide a very useful overview of both the diversity of African divination systems and of recent approaches to their study. The introduction critically reviews the.