By Roger Canals
The present perform of the cult of María Lionza is among the most crucial and but unexplored non secular practices in Venezuela. in accordance with long term fieldwork, this e-book explores the position of pictures and visible tradition in the cult. via adopting a relational strategy, A Goddess in Motion indicates how the innumerable photographs of this goddess-represented as an Indian, white or mestizo woman-move continuously from items to our bodies, from our bodies to goals, and from the faith area to the paintings international. in brief, this ebook is an interesting learn that sheds gentle at the position of visible creativity in modern spiritual manifestations.
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A Goddess in Motion: Visual Creativity in the Cult of MarÃa Lionza (New Directions in Anthropology) by Roger Canals