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Obeah and other powers

Diana Paton

Obeah and other powers

the politics of Caribbean religion and healing

by Diana Paton

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Voodooism,
  • Obeah (Cult),
  • Religion and politics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDiana Paton and Maarit Forde, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2565 .O24 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046395M
    ISBN 109780822351245, 9780822351337
    LC Control Number2011036577


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In Obeah and Other Powers, historians and anthropologists consider how marginalized spiritual traditions—such as obeah, Vodou, and Santería—have been understood and represented across the Caribbean since the seventeenth essays focused on Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the wider Anglophone 5/5(3).

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In Obeah and Other Powers, historians and anthropologists consider how marginalized spiritual traditions—such as obeah, Vodou, and Santería—have been understood and represented across the Caribbean since the seventeenth essays focused on Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the wider Anglophone Caribbean, the Brand: Duke University Press.

Obeah and Other Powers is an excellent and welcome contribution to scholarship on Caribbean religions. Too few works explicitly address the three themes taken up in this collection, the significance of state power in shaping the environment in which Caribbean religions were practiced, the role of practitioners in shaping their religious Price: $ Diana Paton is a Reader in Caribbean history at Newcastle University.

She is the author of No Bond but the Law: Punishment, Race, and Gender in Jamaican State Formation, – and editor of A Narrative of Events, since the First of August,by James Williams, an Apprenticed Labourer in Jamaica and, with Pamela Scully, Gender and Slave Emancipation in.

This book is the result of collaboration between the two editors, as part of a larger project, funded by the Obeah and other powers book Trust, titled ‘‘Colonial Rule and Spiritual Power: Obeah, the State, and Caribbean Culture.’’ It took shape at a conference, ‘‘Obeah and Other Powers,’’ held at Newcastle University in July Book Published Durham [NC]: Duke University Press, Language English ISBN (cloth: alk.

paper), (cloth: alk. paper), (pbk.: alk. paper), (pbk.: alk. paper) Contents. An (un)natural mystic in the air: images of Obeah in Caribbean song / Kenneth Bilby "Eh.

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Obeah and Other Powers: carefully composed chapters redeem the book. The book's editors, Diana Paton and Maarit Forde, wrote a fine introduction. They clearly describe the volume's three main themes via an analysis of the photograph that graces the book's cover.

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This work was first published in in Trinidad and achieved instant obscurity, However, it seems that a bell was rung somewhere as 9 years later, on 8th April Aiwass instructed Crowley that, as well as the mantras and spells and the work of the wand and the sword, he should learn and teach “the obeah and the wanga” (Liber Al vel.

Obeah (sometimes spelled Obi, Obeah, Obeya, or Obia) is a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved West Africans in the West Indies. Obeah is difficult to define, as it is not a single, unified set of practices; the word "Obeah" was historically not often used to describe one's own practices.

Diana Paton has contended that what constitutes Classification: Afro-Jamaican. “Obeah and Other Powers is an excellent and welcome contribution to scholarship on Caribbean religions. Too few works explicitly address the three themes taken up in this collection, the significance of state power in shaping the environment in which Caribbean religions were practiced, the role of practitioners in shaping their religious traditions, and the role of 5/5(3).

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I hope he writes another in-depth book on this subject. In the meantime, here's a good place to start to learn more: Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing from Duke University : Boris Balkan.

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or sorcery. Indeed, the term obeah has come to be endowed with a malevolent/malign social power - much like the "bad words" (swear words) which can lead to legal sanctions if publicly uttered in Jamaica or other West Indian societies. Obeah is not an organized religion.

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By Lindsay Haines. The powers of obeah protect fishermen, aid farmers’ crops, get a man's boss to offer him a raise, make a man's. Sacred Possessions is an unprecedented collection of thirteen comparative and interdisciplinary essays exploring the cross-cultural dynamics of African-based religious systems in the Caribbean.

The contributors analyze the nature and liturgies of Vodou, Santeria, Obeah, Quimbois, and Gaga as they form one central cultural matrix in the region. The Book of Obeah. By: Sandra Carrington-Smith.

Narrated by: Dave Fennoy. reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too.

as well as other Caribbeanmany Yoruban and other West Africans still turn to the Orishas for help and guidance in not only their little problems, but also the. Book Reviews Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing. Diana Paton & Maarit Forde (eds.). Durham NC: Duke University Press, xii + pp.

(Paper US$ ) Obeah and Other Powers could be viewed as the culmination of three centu ries or so of Afro-Caribbean scholarship, for it could not (or at least would.

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Spanning two centuries, the book results from extensive research on the development and implementation of anti-obeah legislation. It includes analysis of hundreds of prosecutions for obeah, and an account of the complex and.

‘The Cultural Politics of Obeah is an elegantly written, deeply researched, and wideranging account of spiritual powers and healing practices that have long been central to Caribbean people’s daily lives as well as targets of ridicule and by:   In Obeah and Other Powers, historians and anthropologists consider how marginalized spiritual traditions-such as obeah, Vodou, and Santeria-have been understood and represented across the Caribbean since the seventeenth essays focused on Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the wider Anglophone Format: Paperback.

In his chapter concluding Diana Paton’s and Maarit Forde’s important essay collection, Obeah and Other Powers: The politics of Caribbean religion and healing, Stephan Palmié points to the epistemological problems that obeah posed for contemporaries as well as for modern-day a late eighteenth-century Barbadian source observed of obeah practitioners, “Of Author: Juanita De Barros.

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Book Review. Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing ‐ edited by Paton, Diana and Forde, Maarit. Florence Marfo. Independent Scholar. Search for more papers by this author. Florence Marfo. Independent : Florence Marfo. She researched obeah prosecutions and prosecutions under the Shouters Prohibition Ordinance in the Port of Spain Gazette, co-organized the conference that led to the publication of Obeah and Other Powers, and co-edited the book.

Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing Durham, NC: Duke University Press pp., $, ISBN Publication Date: April Obeah and Other Powers is the prod-uct of a conference held at New-castle University and organized by editors Maarit Forde, lecturer at the University of the West.

obeah, vagrancy, and the boundaries of religious freedom: analyzing the proscription of “pretending to possess supernatural powers” in the anglophone caribbean - volume 32 issue 3 - danielle n.

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For most of the book, she wants to remain united with her mother and therefore fights the separation in every way possible. As nouns the difference between witchcraft and obeah is that witchcraft is the practice of witches; magic, sorcery or the use supernatural powers to influence or predict events while obeah is a form of folk magic, medicine or witchcraft originating in africa and practised in parts of the caribbean.

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His writing is non-controversial and easily consumable The Power of the Other is a book about how other people affect us and how our success depends on our relationships with others/5. Maarit Forde worked with Diana on an earlier phase of this project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

She researched obeah prosecutions and prosecutions under the Shouters Prohibition Ordinance in the Port of Spain Gazette, co-organized the conference that led to the publication of Obeah and Other Powers, and co-edited the book.

(shelved 10 times as people-with-powers) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Obeah and Myal. Home. Introduction Obeah is perhaps the oldest of all Afro-Creole religions in the Caribbean. Its name is derived from the Ashanti words Obay-ifo or Obeye, meaning wizard or witch.

The Ashantis or Koromantyn Africans were from the gold coast, and because they were generally thought to be disposed to rebellion and witchcraft, the Spanish and French avoided .Spirit Allies of Obeah, Hoodoo, and Other Diaspora Systems.

Sheloya Aug Octo Obeah Information. Seven African Powers – The main or most important seven Orishas in human life vary somewhat from person to person.

Most people who are more into Vodun have a top 10 or 20 actually. My book introduction to OBEAH is.