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The Sacrifice, the Feast and the Power of the Priesthood in the Xangô Cult of Recife

Data publikacji: 14.12.2018

Studia Religiologica, 2018, Tom 51, Numer 4, s. 279 - 295

https://doi.org/10.4467/20844077SR.18.020.10151

Autorzy

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Roberto Motta
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Renata Siuda-Ambroziak
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
American Studies Center, Institute of the Americas and Europe, University of Warsaw
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6594-0058 Orcid
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Abstrakt

The Xangô religion of Recife is a the cult of the orixás, gods of West African (mainly Yoruba) derivation syncretized with the saints of Lusitanian popular Catholicism. The essential act of the cult consists of sacrifice and feasting: animal slaughter, during which the faithful sing, dance and experience trances. The cult characteristics imply a whole set of responses to environmental pressures of various kinds, with oppositions of a dialectical character between the community and domination; the initiate as a ritual son and the initiate as a client; the meat and the feast; and the sacrifice and the party. In other words, between the practical requirements of culture and its surplus that transpires as the feast and as the holy and the beautiful.

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Informacje

Informacje: Studia Religiologica, 2018, s. 279 - 295

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy

Tytuły:

Angielski:

The Sacrifice, the Feast and the Power of the Priesthood in the Xangô Cult of Recife

Autorzy

Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6594-0058

Renata Siuda-Ambroziak
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
American Studies Center, Institute of the Americas and Europe, University of Warsaw
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6594-0058 Orcid
Wszystkie publikacje autora →

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

American Studies Center, Institute of the Americas and Europe, University of Warsaw

Publikacja: 14.12.2018

Status artykułu: Otwarte __T_UNLOCK

Licencja: CC BY-NC-ND  ikona licencji

Udział procentowy autorów:

Roberto Motta (Autor) - 50%
Renata Siuda-Ambroziak (Autor) - 50%

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