Sociologists believe this is a result of religious syncretism, which combines religions brought from Africa with the teachings of Catholic missionaries in Brazil. The Candomble mass involves celebration, animal sacrifice, and spirit possession. Commonly, Candomble priests summon spirits and surrender to them, often succumbing physically to their control, while music plays and people dance.
Concerning ultimate reality, Candomble is polytheistic, meaning they believe in many gods. There is one chief god, according to Candomble, whose is called Olodumare also known as Olorun. This is a distinction between Candomble and Umbanda religionfacts article. Forgot your password? Get help. La Meca. Dragones Chinos.
Zhong Kui. Deucalion: Creador Del Arca Griega. El Diluvio De Zeus. Indice de Contenido 1 1. El ascenso de Candomble 1. The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
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With a personal account, you can read up to articles each month for free. Already have an account? Login via your institution. Find My Institution Learn More. It has attracted many male homosexuals as practitioners;  in Rio de Janeiro for example the gay male community has had longstanding links with the terreiros, which have often been seen as part of a gay social network.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Candombe. Contemporary Religions in Brazil. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 7 January Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions. Encyclopedia of the Yoruba. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Archived from the original on 3 December Retrieved 3 December Allen, Andrea Stevenson Transforming Anthropology. In Theodore Louis Trost ed. The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Material Religion. History of Religions.Sep 15, · Candomblé Candomblé is a religion based on African beliefs which is particularly popular in Brazil. It is also practised in other countries, and has as many as two million followers.