The mind possessed the cognition of spirit possession in an Afro-Brazilian religious tradition

Illustrated mainly with hypothetical or anecdotal examples, this book considers in detail how the psychological systems undergirding spirit concepts are activated in real-world settings and, specifically, how those concepts can give rise to trance and spirit-possession phenomena

Main Author: Cohen, Emma
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Illustrated mainly with hypothetical or anecdotal examples, this book considers in detail how the psychological systems undergirding spirit concepts are activated in real-world settings and, specifically, how those concepts can give rise to trance and spirit-possession phenomena
Item Description:Some passages translated by the author from Portuguese
Physical Description:ix, 241 p. ill
ISBN:9780199785575
0199785570