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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]
©2003

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.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 224 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223).
Note Print version record.
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 star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
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. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781435611252 (electronic bk.)
143561125X (electronic bk.)
9766401292 (pbk.)
9789766401290 (pbk.)
OCLC # 182621537
Additional Format Print version: Henry, Frances, 1931- Reclaiming African religions in Trinidad. Barbados : University of the West Indies Press ; London : Eurospan, ©2003 9766401292 9789766401290 (OCoLC)52563025.