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Journal: Nova Religio
Nova Religio (2012) 16 (1): 36–60.
Published: 01 August 2012
... with a bath of sacred herbs or blood from an offering, beads share in the axé —the spiritual force that resides in all living things and impregnates the entire Yoruba-Atlantic universe. With the appropriate offering, beads do more than represent the divine, they become the divine, providing their...