Ifá Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance by Jacob K. Olupona

Ifá Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance

byJacob K. Olupona, Rowland O. Abiodun

Kobo ebook | February 29, 2016

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

Title:Ifá Divination, Knowledge, Power, and PerformanceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 29, 2016Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:025301896X

ISBN - 13:9780253018960

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