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  • Rumos, Rumores e Reconstruções: Um estudo antropológico na Catedral Anglicana do Recife.
    Morais de Queiroz, Christiany (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. thesis (Anthropology), Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Recife).

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Environment and religion in a developing country: The role of sacrifice in the Xangô of Recife (Brazil).
    Motta, Roberto (2007)
    In Roberto Blancarte Pimentel (ed.) Religion, Culture, and Sustainable Development. UNESCO-EOLSS, pp. 220-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Sacrifice; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Xango
  • Pour une perspective concentrique du catholicisme brésilien.
    Reesink, Misia Lins (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 313-331.

    Based on ethnographic field work in Recife. Rather than a dichotomy between official & popular Catholicism, proposes a plural/positional map of Catholicisms.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Popular religion; Catholic, Brazil; Popular Catholicism
  • Relações Raciais no Protestantismo Recifense.
    Aquino, Rosa Maria (2006)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), Universidade Federal de Pernambuc, Recife.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Protestant, Brazil
  • Les passages obligatoires: cosmologie catholique et mort dans le quartier de Casa Amarela, à Recife.
    Reesink, Misia Lins (2003)
    Thèse de doctorat en anthropologie. Paris: EHESS.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Catholic, Brazil; Death
  • Le sacrifice Xangô à Recife.
    Motta, Roberto (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 229-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Xango; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Sacrifice
  • Le 'Cercle Dieu et Vérité.' Un mouvement panthéiste entre les populations d'origine africaine de Recife (1929/1968).
    Aubrée, Marion (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 81-99.

    Examines a movement in which a circle of adherents in Recife sought to legitimize their incorporation into the wider Brazilian society.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Legitimation; Pantheist; African Brazilians
  • Cibo per la mente e mente per il cibo: strategie di studio della religione Xangô di Recife Brasile.
    Motta, Roberto (1995)
    Religioni e società 10:21: 98-103.

    Overview of Xango, an Africanist religion in Recife.

    Associated Search Terms: Xango; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Morte, Católicos e imaginário: o caso do Alto do Reservatório, Casa Amarela.
    Reesink, Misia Lins (1995)
    Mémoire de Mestrado en Anthropologie, Recife: UFPE.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Ethnicité, nationalité et syncrétisme dans les relgiions populaires brésiliennes.
    Motta, Roberto (1994)
    Social Compass 41:1: 67-78.

    Observes that syncretistic popular religions in Brazil claim pure ethnic identities; cites the cases of Catimbó (largely Amerindian) & Candomble (largely Africanist) in Recife.

    Associated Search Terms: Catimbo; Candomble; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Syncretism; Ethnic
  • Coping with Poverty: Pentecostals and Christian Base Communities in Brazil.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1994)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Based on fieldwork in Pernambuco State, including Recife; focuses on the role of religions in poor people's survival & well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Catholic, Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Base communities; Poverty
  • Rationalité dans le magie: économie du Xangô de Recife (Brésil).
    Motta, Roberto (1993)
    In Marie-José Jolivet and Diana Rey-Hulman (eds.) Jeux d'identité: études comparative à partir de la Caraibe. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 355-365.

    Associated Search Terms: Xango; Magic; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • La transe, la nomination et la reconnaissance dans le Xango de Recife.
    Motta, Roberto (1992)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 79: 47-52.

    Focuses on the rite of placing a believer under the authority of a deity chosen by the Xango priest.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Xango
  • Religion and Poverty in Brazil: A Comparison of Catholic and Pentecostal Communities.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S63-S70. [Also in William . Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 93-100.

    Based on field data in Recife; finds parallels between Catholic base communities & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Stratification; Base communities; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Kingdoms Come: Religion and Politics in Brazil.
    Ireland, Rowan (1991)
    Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

    Reports a community study from a small town near Recife; shows various lower class religions affecting political stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Stratification; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Politics, Brazil
  • Meat and Feast: The Xangô Religion of Recife, Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (1988)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University. [Dissertation Express # 8906816]

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Xango; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • As comunidades do dom: um estudo de CEBs no Recife.
    Passo Castro, Gustavo do (1987)
    Recife: Fundação Joaquim Nabuco.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil
  • Les Orixás et le Saint-Esprit au secours de l’emploi.
    Aubrée, Marion (1987)
    Cahiers des Sciences Humaines 23:2: 261-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Pentecostal, Brazil; Candomble; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Religião e politica: os Pentecostiais no Recife.
    Gomes, José Francisco (1985)
    Unpublished Master's dissertation, Univrsidade Federal de Pernambuco.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Politics, Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Cultos Afro-Brasileiros do Recife: um estudo de ajustamento social.
    Ribeiro, René (1978)
    Recife: Massangana.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Adjustment; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • The Believers: Pentecostalism in a Brazilian City.
    Hoffnagel, Judith (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University. [DA 39:2 A, p. 962]

    Focuses on the Assembleia de Deus, a large Pentecostal church in Recife; conceptualizes its appeal to the poor non-destitute in terms of relative deprivation theory, & notes its retention of traditional Brazilian paternalist forms.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative deprivation; Pentecostal, Brazil; Assembleia de Deus; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Problemática pessõal e interpretação divinatoria nos cultos afro-brasileiros do Recife.
    Ribeiro, René (1956)
    Revista do Museu Paulista 10: 225-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Divination; African Brazilians; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Novos aspectos do processo de reinterpretaçào nos cultos afrobrasileiros do Recife.
    Ribeiro, René (1955)
    Anais do XXXI Congresso Internacional de Americanistas, São Paulo, 23 a 28 agôsto de 1954, Volume I. São Paulo: Editora Anhembi, pp. 473-491.

    Documentation of the incorporation of strictly Brazilian lore into Africanist rituals in Recife.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; African Brazilians; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Cultos africo-brasileiros do Recife: um estudo de ajustamento social.
    Ribeiro, René (1952)
    Recife: Instituto Joaquin Nabuco. [Recife: Mfassangana, 1978]

    Associated Search Terms: Adjustment; African Brazilians; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
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