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Published in [Tervuren] .
Written in English


  • Luba (African people),
  • Luba (African people) -- Religion

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Statementby W. F. P. Burton
SeriesMusée royal de l"Afrique central, Tervuren, Belgique. Annales. Serie in 8p0s. Sciences humaines, no. 35, Annalen -- nr 35
LC ClassificationsBL2480.B25 B8x
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 193 p.
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14643638M
LC Control Number74-166088

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Luba religion and magic in custom and belief. Responsibility by W. F. P. Burton. Imprint [Tervuren] Luba (African people) Luba (African people) > Religion. Bibliographic information. Publication date Series Musée royal de l'Afrique central, Tervuren, Belgique. Annales. Burton, W. F. P. , Luba religion and magic in custom and belief, by W. F. P. Burton [Tervuren] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further . Luba kings became deities upon their deaths, and the villages from which they ruled were transformed into living shrines devoted to their legacies. The Luba heartland was dotted with these landmarks. Central to Luba regalia for kings and other nobles were mwadi, female incarnations of the ancestral kings. Staffs, headrests, bow stands and royal. Luba Religion and Magic in Custom and Belief. Tervueren: Mus é e Royal de l'Afrique Centrale (MRAC). Nooter, Mary (). "Luba Art and Polity: Creating Power in a Central African Kingdom." Doctoral thesis, Columbia University. Petit, Pierre (). "Rites familiaux, rites royaux: É tude du syst è me c é r é moniel des Luba du Shaba (Za ï.

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When discussing the correspondence between traditional Luba hairstyles and cicatrization, and the coiffures and body decoration on their chiefly stools, one often encounters the following quote from William Burton’s excellent study Luba religion and magic in custom and belief (, p. 24). So petrified have become the customs of the present in the traditions of the past, that we have known.   Now my Charmes are all ore-throwne, And what strength I haue's mine owne. Which is most faint —William Shakespeare, The Tempest You might think from the title of Religion and the Decline of Magic that there is going to be some causal relationship between the two noun phrases: that this is a story of how religion grew as magic diminished. But that is not at all the story being told in this /5(95). Magic and Religion. Most cultures of the world have religious beliefs that supernatural powers can be compelled, or at least influenced, to act in certain ways for good or evil purposes by using ritual formulas. These formulas are, in a sense, magic. By performing certain magical acts in a particular way, crops might be improved, game herds.   An alternate title for the book could be Religion, the Decline of Magic, and the Rise of Rationalism. Thomas advances the current understanding of the interaction of religion, magic, and socio-economic changes through the combination of documentary research and social scientific analysis. He marshals a wealth of primary s: