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Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy

by Robert Farris Thompson

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If you are a student of Astrology, you MUST get your hands on this book and study Chapter two, The Sign of the Four Moments of the Sun. The exhibit was at the Seattle Art Museum in 1994? when I attended and I was floored by the intricacy and beauty of the African religions/spiritual systems. ( )
  janehutchi | Jun 3, 2007 |
Thompson is one of the foremost academic experts of the topics, associated with Yale university. This is one of his seminal works detailing the sacred grace of african and afro-american art. ( )
  lilithdorsey | Apr 14, 2007 |
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This book reveals how five distinct African civilizations have shaped the specific cultures of their New World descendants.

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A renowned art historian discusses the impact of the Yoruba, Kongo, Dahomey, Cross River, and Mande African cultures on the art and religious and philosophical beliefs of people of African ancestry in the New World

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