Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil [With DVD] by Kelly E. Hayes

Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil [With DVD]

Kelly E. Hayes

293 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

nonfiction feminism gender religion challenging informative reflective slow-paced

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Holy Harlots examines the intersections of social marginality, morality, and magic in contemporary Brazil by analyzing the beliefs and religious practices related to the Afro-Brazilian spirit entity Pomba Gira. Said to be the disembodied spirit of...

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