The Resource Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun

Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun

Label
Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance
Title
Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
299.6/8333
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BF1779.I4
LC item number
I347 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Olupona, Jacob K.
  • Abiodun, Rowland
Series statement
African expressive cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ifa (Religion)
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Divination
  • Orisha religion
  • Afro-Caribbean cults
  • Ifa (Religion)
Label
Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers from a conference held March 13-16, 2008 at Harvard University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Foreword / His Royal Highness Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubuse II -- Preface / Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun -- Introduction / Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun with Niyi Afolabi -- Ifa orature: its interpretation and translation -- Ayajo as Ifa in mythical and sacred contexts / Ayo Opefeyitimi -- Continuity and change in the verbal, artistic, ritualistic, and performance traditions of Ifa divination / Wande Abimbọla -- Recasting Ifa : historicity and recursive recollection in ifa divination texts / Andrew Apter -- Ifa, knowledge, performance, the sacred, and the medium / Olasope O. Oyelaran -- "Writing" and "reference" in Ifa / Adéléke Adéè̳kó̳-- Ifa as knowledge : theoretical questions and concerns -- Ifa : sixteen odu, sixteen questions / Barry Hallen -- Kin n'ifa wi? : philosophical issues in Ifa divination / Olufemi Taiwo -- Diviner as explorer : the Afuwape paradigm / Rowland O. Abiodun -- "The hunter thinks the monkey is not wise. the monkey is wise, but has its own logic" : -- Multiple divination systems and multiple knowledge systems in Yoruba religious life / Mei-Mei Sanford -- Dagbon, Oyo, Kongo : critical and comparative reflections on sacrifice / Wyatt MacGaffey -- Ifa : the quintessential builder of our bank of images / Akinwumi Isola -- Odu imole : Islamic tradition in Ifa and the Yoruba religious imagination / Jacob K. Olupona -- Ifa in the Afro-Atlantic -- Ifa divination as sacred compass for reading self and world / Velma Love -- Itan odu oni : tales of strivers today / John Mason -- Orunmila's faithful dog : transmitting sacred knowledge in a Lucumi Orisha tradition / Joseph M. Murphy -- Mofa and the Oba : translation of Ifa epistemology in the Afro-Cuban dilogun / Ysamur M. Flores-Pena -- The pai-de-santo and the babalawo : religious interaction and ritual rearrangements within Orisha religion / Stefania Capone -- The role of women in the Ifa priesthood : inclusion versus exclusion / M. Ajisebo McElwaine Abimbola -- Transnational Ifa : the "readings of the year" and contemporary economies of Orisa knowledge / Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Sacred art in Ifa -- The creatures of Ifa / Philip M. Peek -- Of color, character, attributes, and values of Orunmila / Bolaji Campbell -- Signs, doors, and games : divination's dynamic visual canon / Laura S. Grillo -- Ifa : visual and sensorial aspects / Henry John Drewal -- Art, culture, and creativity : the representation of Ifa in Yoruba video films / Akintunde Akinyemi
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (390 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018960
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000614625
  • (EBL)4452959
  • (OCoLC)945376243
  • (SSID)ssj0001630728
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16377995
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001630728
  • (PQKBWorkID)14071606
  • (PQKB)11449141
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4452959
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse52885
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000614625
Label
Ifa divination, knowledge, power, and performance, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers from a conference held March 13-16, 2008 at Harvard University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Foreword / His Royal Highness Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubuse II -- Preface / Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun -- Introduction / Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun with Niyi Afolabi -- Ifa orature: its interpretation and translation -- Ayajo as Ifa in mythical and sacred contexts / Ayo Opefeyitimi -- Continuity and change in the verbal, artistic, ritualistic, and performance traditions of Ifa divination / Wande Abimbọla -- Recasting Ifa : historicity and recursive recollection in ifa divination texts / Andrew Apter -- Ifa, knowledge, performance, the sacred, and the medium / Olasope O. Oyelaran -- "Writing" and "reference" in Ifa / Adéléke Adéè̳kó̳-- Ifa as knowledge : theoretical questions and concerns -- Ifa : sixteen odu, sixteen questions / Barry Hallen -- Kin n'ifa wi? : philosophical issues in Ifa divination / Olufemi Taiwo -- Diviner as explorer : the Afuwape paradigm / Rowland O. Abiodun -- "The hunter thinks the monkey is not wise. the monkey is wise, but has its own logic" : -- Multiple divination systems and multiple knowledge systems in Yoruba religious life / Mei-Mei Sanford -- Dagbon, Oyo, Kongo : critical and comparative reflections on sacrifice / Wyatt MacGaffey -- Ifa : the quintessential builder of our bank of images / Akinwumi Isola -- Odu imole : Islamic tradition in Ifa and the Yoruba religious imagination / Jacob K. Olupona -- Ifa in the Afro-Atlantic -- Ifa divination as sacred compass for reading self and world / Velma Love -- Itan odu oni : tales of strivers today / John Mason -- Orunmila's faithful dog : transmitting sacred knowledge in a Lucumi Orisha tradition / Joseph M. Murphy -- Mofa and the Oba : translation of Ifa epistemology in the Afro-Cuban dilogun / Ysamur M. Flores-Pena -- The pai-de-santo and the babalawo : religious interaction and ritual rearrangements within Orisha religion / Stefania Capone -- The role of women in the Ifa priesthood : inclusion versus exclusion / M. Ajisebo McElwaine Abimbola -- Transnational Ifa : the "readings of the year" and contemporary economies of Orisa knowledge / Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Sacred art in Ifa -- The creatures of Ifa / Philip M. Peek -- Of color, character, attributes, and values of Orunmila / Bolaji Campbell -- Signs, doors, and games : divination's dynamic visual canon / Laura S. Grillo -- Ifa : visual and sensorial aspects / Henry John Drewal -- Art, culture, and creativity : the representation of Ifa in Yoruba video films / Akintunde Akinyemi
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (390 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018960
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000614625
  • (EBL)4452959
  • (OCoLC)945376243
  • (SSID)ssj0001630728
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16377995
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001630728
  • (PQKBWorkID)14071606
  • (PQKB)11449141
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4452959
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse52885
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000614625

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