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Can·dom·ble or Can·dom·blé (kä m-d m-bl ). n. A religion based on African traditions with elements derived from Christianity, practiced chiefly in Brazil.

Candomble is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Candomble books and related discussion.

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Understanding Candomblé
1 What Is Candomblé? The Candomblé is a religion developed in
The Candomblé is a religion developed in Brazil by enslaved Africans who attempted to recreate their culture on the other side of the ocean.
Unit of Study on Candomblé
that Candomblé is an Afro-based religion practiced in Brazil. • the historical the significance of the creation myth as it relates to Candomblé.
African Spiritual Methods of Healing: The Use of Candomblé in
"Jornal da Bahia", "Candomblé says no to syncretism"
"Jornal da Bahia",. Salvador, Friday, 29th of july of 1983. "Candomblé says no to syncretism".

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"Audiences who know nothing of [the Yoruba] tradition or its many permutations in the New World — Santería, Lukumi, vodou, Candomblé — won't need to bring a Wikipedia or Google search," McCraney assures.
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In Brazil, Babatunde meets unexpected assistance in his quest from a young female devotee of the cult of Yemoja, who falls into a trance in his presence during a religious ceremony in one of modern Brazil's African religious temples known as candomblé.
B-CU professors study African culture in Brazil
Continuing on the theme of religion, Jackson added: "It's a catholic country, but the underlying religion practice is what is called Candomblé, an African form of worship which has been passed through generations.

Suggested Web Resources

Candomblé - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Candomblé is an African-originated or Afro-Brazilian religion, practised chiefly in Brazil by the "povo de santo" (people of saint).
Bahia-Online: Candomblé
Candomblé in Bahia. Oxum. It's night in Salvador and you hear drumming.
BBC - Religion: Candomblé
Guide to the Candomblé religion, a tradition based on African beliefs.
Understanding Candomblé
Feb 22, 2009 Documentary from Zone Reality TV Channel regarding Candomblé and Obeah. Non Commercial, Educational Use Only.

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