Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman Malidoma Patrice Some

Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman

Author: Malidoma Patrice Some
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Book Title
Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman
Author
Malidoma Patrice Some
ISBN
9780140194968
Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into european ways of thought and worship. The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into those people, which lead to his desire to convey their knowledge to the world. Of Water and the Spirit is the result of that desire; it is a sharing of living African traditions, offered in compassion for those struggling with our contemporary crisis of the spirit.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Malidoma Patrice SomePublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 05/01/1995ISBN: 9780140194968Pages: 320Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.60d
Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into european ways of thought and worship. The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into those people, which lead to his desire to convey their knowledge to the world. Of Water and the Spirit is the result of that desire; it is a sharing of living African traditions, offered in compassion for those struggling with our contemporary crisis of the spirit.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Malidoma Patrice Some
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 05/01/1995
ISBN: 9780140194968
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.60d
Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into european ways of thought and worship. The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into those people, which lead to his desire to convey their knowledge to the world. Of Water and the Spirit is the result of that desire; it is a sharing of living African traditions, offered in compassion for those struggling with our contemporary crisis of the spirit.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Malidoma Patrice Some
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 05/01/1995
ISBN: 9780140194968
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.60d