Carnival and Other Christian Festivals Folk Theology and Folk Performance (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture) by Max Harris

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Published by University of Texas Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian festivals,
  • Customs & folklore,
  • Ethnography,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Belgium,
  • Latin America,
  • Spain,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • Holidays - Christian,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Carnivals,
  • Fasts and feasts,
  • Festivals

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293233M
ISBN 100292701918
ISBN 109780292701915

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Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the.

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The Carnival is celebrated in Brazil every year, 46 days before the Easter festival. Carnival is derived from the word carnelevare, wich literally translates to "removal of meat".

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