Everyday and Esoteric Reality in the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé

  title={Everyday and Esoteric Reality in the Afro-Brazilian Candombl{\'e}},
  author={S. S. Walker},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={103 - 128}
  • S. S. Walker
  • Published 1990
  • History
  • History of Religions
  • The city of Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil, is the holy city of the Candomble, the religious system created and evolved by enslaved Africans and their Afro-Brazilian descendants. The Candomble is the religion that provides the spiritual foundation and superstructure of Bahian life. With regional variations and names such as Macumba, Shango, Casa das Minas, and so on, the Candomble is also important in other states with significant AfroBrazilian populations such… CONTINUE READING
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