Middle East Studies

Zar

Hager El Hadidi 

Zar is both a possessing spirit and a set of reconciliation rites between the spirits and their human hosts: living in a parallel yet invisible world, the capricious spirits manifest their anger by causing ailments for their hosts, which require ritual reconciliation, a private sacrificial rite practiced routinely by the afflicted devotees...


January2017
176pp.
15X23 cm
$34.95 - LE250
ISBN 9789774166976
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