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  • Faith Makes Us Live. Surviving and Thriving in the Haitian Diaspora.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2009)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on fieldwork in Haiti, Miami, Montreal, and Paris.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; United States, Florida, Miami; Migrant; Haitian Canadians; Haitian French; Haiti; France, Paris; Diaspora; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, Haiti; Catholic, France; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec, Montreal
  • Catholic, Vodou, and Protestant. Being Haitian, becoming American--Religious Pluralism, Immigrant Incorporation, and Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth, and Karen Richman (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 319-352.

    Notes Catholic Church-based ministry to Haitian immigrants in New York, & transnational Voudou between Ti Rivyè & Palm Beach. Pentecostal conversion is often a breaking with the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; Pentecostal, Haiti; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conversion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Transnational; United States, New York, New York; Voodoo, Haiti; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Haiti, Ti Rivyè; Migrant; United States, Florida, Palm Beach
  • Legislating "Civilization" in Postrevolutionary Haiti.
    Ramsey, Kate (2004)
    In Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister (eds.) Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 231-258.

    Nineteenth century Haitian laws against spells & even "vaudaux" were attempts to be modern. Catholic efforts to suppress illegal spells confounded them with every aspect of Africanist folk culture, thereby rendering the efforts ineffective.

    Associated Search Terms: Haiti; State; Voodoo, Haiti; Catholic, Haiti; Law
  • The Faces of the Gods: Vodou and Roman Catholicism in Haiti.
    Desmangles, Leslie Gerald (1992)
    Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

    Overview, with topics based on field research. Speaks of "symbiosis" rather than syncretism because the 2 traditions--Catholic & Voudou--remain distinct in juxtaposition.

    Associated Search Terms: Haiti; Voodoo, Haiti; Catholic, Haiti; Syncretism
  • The Vodun Way of Death: Symbiosis of Vodun and Roman Catholicism in Haiti.
    Desmangles, Leslie Gerald (1980)
    Journal of Religious Thought 36:1: 5-20.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Catholic, Haiti; Voodoo, Haiti; Haiti
  • Baptismal Rites, Religious Symbiosis of Vodun and Catholicism in Haiti.
    Desmangles, Leslie Gerald (1977)
    In Hermann Schmidt and David Pwers (eds.) Liturgy and Cultural Religious Traditions. New York: Seabury Press, pp. 51-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Voodoo, Haiti; Catholic, Haiti; Syncretism; Haiti
  • Politics and Religion in Haiti.
    Nicholls, David (1970)
    Canadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique 3:3: 400-414.

    Historical overview of church/state relations in Haiti.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Haiti; Catholic, Haiti; Haiti; State
  • Un catholicisme de résignation en Haïti. Sociologie d'un recueil de cantiques religieux.
    Souffrant, Claude (1970)
    Social Compass 17:3: 425-438.

    Analyzes Recueil de cantiques creoles (Port-au-Prince, 1954); reveals attitudes likely to perpetuate underdevelopment.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Development; Catholic, Haiti; Haiti; Fatalism
  • Katholizismus, Vaudou und Ideologie im soziokulturellen Entwicklungsprozess der Republik Haiti.
    Thébaut, Frantz (1969)
    In R. König (ed.) Aspekte der Entwicklungssoziologie. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 6. Köln and Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 122-135.

    Voodoo was subordinate to Catholicism before independence, integrating slaves into the society; it was a focal force in the independence movement. Now it is an escape for the poor & means of intimidation by the powerful.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Haiti; Development; Voodoo, Haiti; Haiti
  • Réactions psychologiques à la christianisation de la Vallée de Marbial (Haïti).
    Métraux, Alfred (1953)
    Revue de psychologie des peuples 8:3: 250-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Missions; Catholic, Haiti; Protestant, Haiti; Haiti, Vallée de Marbial
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