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Divining the Self

A Study in Yoruba Myth and Human Consciousness

Divining the Self( )
Author: Love, Velma E.
Series title:Signifying (on) Scriptures Ser.
ISBN:978-0-271-05405-6
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $109.00
Book Description:

Explores the dynamics of African American engagements with the Holy Odu, the unwritten sacred scriptures of the West African Ifa Orisha tradition. Examines the experiences of selected practitioners, focusing on the ways in which the divinatory narrative and associated mythology impact self-understanding and worldview.

Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / American / African American Studies
Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
Religion / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 1.753 cm
Book Weight:0.409 Kilograms



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