The Daykeeper

The Daykeeper

by Benjamin N. Colby, Lore M. Colby
     
 

The Daykeeper presents a unique view, of the life of a modern Mayan holy man--his religious beliefs and practices, his stories and folktales, his philosophy of living, his struggle for daily bread and peace of mind. The Colbys show that there are intelligible cultural principles that organize the daykeeper's methods of divination and guide his interpretation ofSee more details below

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The Daykeeper presents a unique view, of the life of a modern Mayan holy man--his religious beliefs and practices, his stories and folktales, his philosophy of living, his struggle for daily bread and peace of mind. The Colbys show that there are intelligible cultural principles that organize the daykeeper's methods of divination and guide his interpretation of dreams and his cures for the sick.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674283640
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

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