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Title:
The big book of soul : the ultimate guide to the African American spirit : legend & lore, music & mysticism, recipes & rituals
Author:
Bird, Stephanie Rose, 1960-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Pub., [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"A cultural reference for African Americans, with an in-depth examination of the source of soul and how it is expressed today in spiritual practices, music, arts, and even recipes"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
African American spirituality : an overview -- Hoodoo and holism : a fresh look at African American wellness -- In matters of life and death : it be best tuh heal ourselves -- Red : the strength and power of blood : Ab: the heart-soul ; Beets : making the body rich and strong ; Pupa medicines ; Rites of passage ; Warrior herbs ; Ailing through the blood : HIV/AIDS ; Heart-soul summary -- As it is above : Osayin's gift basket -- So it is below : rooting for good health -- Rewarding naturally : sacred spaces -- A fresh start : holistic detox -- Elemental rituals : ancient Egyptian therapies for the sacred and mundane -- Tribal beauty : ancient Egyptian beautification from the soul outward.
ISBN:
9781571745996
Format :
Book

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E185.86 .B5234 2010 Adult Non-Fiction Black History Non-Circ
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