Part 1: Debates on the interaction between New Age and local Latin American cultures. 1. Indo-and Afro-American religiosities, and circuits of New Age spirituality / Renée de la Torre -- 2. Logics and limits of New Age appropriations: Where syncretism comes to an end / Alejandro Frigerio -- Part 2: Latin American neo-shamanisms. 3. The New Age movement and urban shamanism in Brazil / José Guilherme Cantor Magnani -- 4. Engo- and exo-shamanism in Mexico: Doctrines disputing over 'ethnic spirituality' / Jacques Galinier -- 5. The thirteen grandmothers of the world: An example of cosmopolitan shamanism / María Teresa Rodríguez -- 6. Strategies for resistance and the negotiation of cultural goods in Wixaritari shamanism: Processes of articulation / Alejandra Aguilar Ros -- Part 3: Popular medicines, healing and New Age therapy circuits. 7. Catholicism and the New Age: A cure through liberation and finding oneself, in a charismatic Catholic ritual / Carlos Alberto Steil -- 8. Santeria and New Age: Interactions, limits and complementarities / Nahayeilli B. Juárez Huet -- 9. The journey of San Simón from Guatemala to the United States: Precesses of reappropriation of a popular saint of Guatemala / Sylvie Pédron Colombani -- 10. Post-colonial narratives: The resignifying of the Aztec Conchero dance as a New Age therapeutic practice in Mexico and Spain / Cristina Gutiérrez Zúñiga -- 11. Unconventional religiosities and the New Age in Vale do Amanhecer (the Valley of the Dawn), Brasilia / Deis Siqueira -- Part 4: Ethnic traditions and New Age. 12. The process of resignifying the traditional religions, and new spiritual currents in Brazilian society / Silas Guerriero -- 13. The invention of Andean New Age: The globalization of tradition / Antoinette Molinié -- 14. The reinterpretation of Oxlajuj b'aqtun in Guatemala: between the New Age and Mayan reconstitution / Santiago Bastos, Marcelo Zamora and Engel Tally -- 15. The Conchero dance and the conquest of cyberspace / Renée de la Torre and Lizette Campechano -- Final notes / Cristina Gutiérrez Zúñiga and Renée de la Torre.
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