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By Roger Canals

The present perform of the cult of María Lionza is likely one of the most crucial and but unexplored non secular practices in Venezuela. in keeping with long term fieldwork, this ebook explores the function of pictures and visible tradition in the cult. by means of adopting a relational method, A Goddess in Motion indicates how the innumerable photos of this goddess-represented as an Indian, white or mestizo woman-move always from gadgets to our bodies, from our bodies to desires, and from the faith area to the artwork global. in brief, this e-book is an engaging research that sheds mild at the function of visible creativity in modern spiritual manifestations.

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