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WORLD OF THE SPIRITS: A Christian Perspective on Traditional and Folk Religions

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David Burnett's comprehensive study covers African, Indian, Polynesian, Australian, Asian and South American forms of traditional religion, together with Western expressions of these forms of faith. The topics covered include: Cosmology Gods and spirits Ghosts Ancestor worship Taboo and pollution Rites of passage Witchcraft, sorcery and magic Methods of divination Spirit possession Shamans and healers This is a standard text for all those studying or expecting to work in areas of traditional and folk religion.

Author David Burnett
Translator Edward Abdelmasseih ghopreal
Editor Mohamed H. A. Ghoneam
ISBN 978-977-384-343-8
Language Arabic (transition)
Original Language English
Number Of Pages 414 pages
Format Paperback
Publisher Maktabt Dar Elkalema Publishing House
Publish Date 2015
Product Dimensions 21×11.5×2 cm.
Weight 398 gm

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WORLD OF THE SPIRITS: A Christian Perspective on Traditional and Folk Religions

WORLD OF THE SPIRITS: A Christian Perspective on Traditional and Folk Religions

During the last century the Christian faith has made massive inroads into areas dominated by traditional and fold religions. In many cases, however, varieties of syncretism have developed, both in the countries of origin and in the West.

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