Soul and Native Americans

Soul and Native Americans

by Ake Hultkranz
     
 

Hultkrantz describes the variety of Native American concepts of soul, going beyond the trite explanations that have often been passed down as "Indian" beliefs in Western society. We learn of different "souls" pertaining to death, body parts, dreams, and the free soul. First published in Sweden as an academic study, this edited version gives an overview of Native

Overview

Hultkrantz describes the variety of Native American concepts of soul, going beyond the trite explanations that have often been passed down as "Indian" beliefs in Western society. We learn of different "souls" pertaining to death, body parts, dreams, and the free soul. First published in Sweden as an academic study, this edited version gives an overview of Native American belief in soul and how it relates to their polytheistic traditions, religions, and societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882142234
Publisher:
Spring Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/02/1998
Series:
Dunquin Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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