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The Healing Wisdom of Africa by Malidoma Patrice Some

The Healing Wisdom of Africa

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    Sep 13, 1999 | 352 Pages

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Table Of Contents

The Healing Wisdom of Africa Introduction: Living in Two Worlds
Part One: Healing in the Indigenous World
1. Healing, Ritual, and Community
2. The Healing Power of Nature
3. Indigenous Technologies
Part Two: Relationships of Healing: The Community
4. The Value of a Healthy Community
5. Mentors and the Life of Youth
6. Elders and the Community
Part Three: Understanding Ritual
7. The Elements of Ritual
8. Dagara Cosmology and Ritual
9. Preparing for Ritual
Part Four: Rituals of Healing
10. Fire Rituals
11. Water Rituals
12. Earth Rituals
13. Mineral Rituals
14. Nature Rituals
Part Five: Healing in the Western World
15. Initiation: A Response to Challenges of the West
16. Maintaining Community through Ritual
Index

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