or Can·dom·blé  (kän-do͝om-blĕ′)
A religion based on African traditions with elements derived from Christianity, practiced chiefly in Brazil.

[Portuguese Candomblé, ritual drum music, of Bantu origin (perhaps imitative of the sound of drums).]


(Portuguese kænˈdəʊmbleɪ; kændɒmˈbleɪ)
(Christian Churches, other) any of a number of similar religious cults in Brazil that combine elements of Roman Catholicism with elements of West African, esp Yoruba, and South American Indian religions
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336) or emptying it into a kind of "non-specific symbolic," as a psychological or symbolic effect of the religious phenomenon in general; to project or legitimize relations conducive to "colonizing outcomes," as in an integrative practice between Candomble and public health services with "components of assimilation or, in this case, a colonization of knowledge", exploring "prestige" and "capillarity" of the terreiros [6] (p.
They address the Yoruba as a diaspora; Afro-Brazilians who returned to West Africa, particularly to Lagos, Nigeria, and representations in Antfnio OlintoAEs The Water House; spirituality and resilience as traditional African religious values as redefined in Brazil through Candomble, including the case of the priest Bamboxe Obitikf; and Brazilian arts in terms of memory, ancestrality, and historicity, as well as educational policy, with discussion of the work of Mae Beata de Yemonja and Oliveira Silveira.
Verger realizo multiples viajes entre Africa y Bahia estudiando las culturas yorubas de Benin y Nigeria, su religion y sus conexiones con el candomble de Bahia.
Christianity (the Reformed branch) and Candomble (an African Brazilian
That brought them to ceremonies of the Candomble faith.
For example, Rita Amaral de Cassia and Vagner Gonqalves da Silva's anthropological study of music in Candomble rituals is filed under "Sao Paulo" in "Regional Studies", where their fieldwork took place (p.
Condensed and re-territorialized in Brazil, where it borrowed elements from indigenous traditions and colonial Christianity, today Candomble has over three million followers worldwide.
Candomble is a popular religion there that was practiced by the slaves of the past and is very similar to Voodoo and Obeah.
Aborda a religiosidade ancestral, a partir do candomble (3), com a fe de Maje Bassa (Chica Xavier), disseminando suas praticas nos imaginarios populares, e atraves do ativismo do protagonista Pedro Archanjo (Nelson Xavier), que se contrapoe as teorias racistas da sociedade da epoca.
Por su parte, Sjorslev nos muestra como la posesion espiritual del candomble --religion de matriz africana--es ejercida en Bahia, Brasil y, a partir de ella, se establece un dialogo con la materialidad, la tecnologia y el llamado <<giro ontologico>>.
Dentro del campo de estudios afrobrasilenos, Gallina de Angola se situa como una de las etnografias mas complejas y de mayor potencialidad teorica, a partir de su propuesta de articulacion de descripciones minuciosas de los ceremoniales del candomble y debates teoricos de la antropologia y sociologia contemporaneas.