TITLE

Caribbean Espiritismo (Spiritist) Altars: The Indian and the Congo

AUTHOR(S)
Bettelheim, Judith
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun2005, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p312
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the association of altars with religious practice known as Espiritismo or Spiritism in the Caribbean culture, particularly the Indians and Congo. Attributes of Espiritismo; Distinction of an Espiritismo altar from other non-Christian altars assembled in observance of the Caribbean religions; Relation of Espiritismo with the religion Palo Monte Mayombe in Cuba.
ACCESSION #
17293937

 

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