Ifa Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance

Product Number: EB00777172
Released: Oct 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780253018960
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Description

This landmark volume compiled by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun brings readers into the diverse world of IfA—its discourse, ways of thinking, and artistic expression as manifested throughout the Afro-Atlantic. Firmly rooting IfA within African religious traditions, the essays consider IfA and IfA divination from the perspectives of philosophy, performance studies, and cultural studies. They also examine the sacred context, verbal art, and the interpretation of IfA texts and philosophy. With essays from the most respected scholars in the field, the book makes a substantial contribution toward understanding IfA and its role in contemporary Yoruba and diaspora cultures.

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Original Publish Date: Feb 29, 2016

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