Top Myths and Misconceptions of Santeria
Santeria is plagued by misconceptions. Here are the seven top myths about Santeria.
An intellectually stimulating and informative introduction to the practice of the fastest growing African religion in the Americas. Every journey must begin with a first step. Mauge successfully takes you through the Yoruba metaphysical and spiritual journey from heaven to earth and return.
He skillfully blends the knowledge and practices of the old world with that of the New World, offering explanations that few have offered before. His chapter on Divination can be considered a textbook of classical knowledge by itself.
Ancestor reverence is explained in such a way that the reader will want to communicate with his or her ancestors right away. The reader meets the Yoruba people & acknowledges their belief system which is based on the belief in a Supreme Being.
His philosophical treatment of the manifold & often misunderstood subject of reincarnation explains the Yoruba perspective of non-destructible energy & life everlasting.