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Posted to Religious Diversity News on April 4, 2019
hey gathered in a clearing by a stream in Baltimore County one chilly early-spring day, some in the colorful African head ties known as geles, others wearing bracelets trimmed in shells or carved in wood.One by one, they stepped forward to toss offerings into the Gwynns Falls – a pineapple, four oranges, a bouquet of tulips.And when the lead priestess of these African-American women dropped a handful of shells to the ground and scrutinized their pattern, a message came through: Their celebration of the
Source: West African religions like Ifa and Vodou are on the rise in Maryland, as practitioners connect with roots – Baltimore Sun
Posted to Religious Diversity News on December 18, 2016
BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. — In many ways, the class that met here Tuesday night could be in any university in the United States. There were desks arranged in a circle to facilitate discussion. There were student presentations based on dense readings. And there was the faint buzzing from the fluorescent lights overhead.
Source: A Prison Class in African Religion Attracts Students Beyond Its Walls – The New York Times
Posted to Religious Diversity News on November 4, 2015
Alex Mar’s new book overlooks the radical history of oppressed women.
Source: The Rise of the Hipster Witch | The New Republic
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