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Vol 3, No 1 (2009)

The Religious Lives of Amazonian Plants

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Guest edited by Robin M. Wright

Table of Contents


Editors' Introduction: The Religious Lives of Amazonian Plants PDF
Robin M. Wright , Bron Taylor 5-8


“We Come From Trees”: The Poetics of Plants among the Jotï of the Venezuelan Guayana PDF
Egleé L. Zent 9-35
Singing to Estranged Lovers: Runa Relations to Plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon PDF
Tod Dillon Swanson 36-65
Visions of Christ in the Amazon: The Gospel According to Ayahuasca and Santo Daime PDF
Lisa Maria Madera 66-98
The Celestial Umbilical Cord: Wild Palm Trees, Adult Male Bodies, and Sacred Wind Instruments among the Wakuénai of Venezuela PDF
Jonathan D. Hill 99-125
The Fruit of Knowledge and the Bodies of the Gods: Religious Meanings of Plants among the Baniwa PDF
Robin M. Wright 126-153

Book Reviews

Graham Harvey (ed.), Readings in Indigenous Religions (London: Continuum, 2002), 371 pp., $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-8264-5100-4 PDF
Joseph A.P. Wilson 154-156
Fikret Berkes, Sacred Ecology (New York: Routledge, 2nd edn, 2008), pp. xviii + 313, $41.95 (pbk), ISBN: 0-415-95829-6 PDF
Joseph A.P. Wilson 157-158

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