Brazil – Land of All Saints

Autor: Editora: Segmento: Número de páginas: 248 Sobre a editora: Contato: ISBN: 978-85-7888-374-4 Journalist and historian Marilu Torres draws a panorama of the country’s cultural and historical wealth reflected in its religiosity through words, images, and DVD. By approaching the religions which compose the melting pot that is the Brazilian faith, she presents the life of Catholic saints (Portuguese heritage), the origins of Umbanda and Candomblé (African roots), and the beliefs of our indigenous peoples. The religious guide highlights religious festivities and processions, faith rituals and pilgrimage routes, along with touching testimonials from devotees on video.