Religious Syncretism

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032405
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039466 | DOI:
Religious Syncretism

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This chapter discusses religious syncretism, with particular emphasis on the representation of Chinese witchcraft and religion. As evidenced by the numerous works that are analyzed in this chapter, Cuban and Cuban American writers and artists have in recent years shown a renewed interest in religions of African and Chinese origins.

Keywords: religious syncretism; representation; Chinese witchcraft; religion; Cuban writers; Cuban American writers

Chapter.  5829 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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