Voodoo is a religion of charms and rituals intended to empower life and bring good fortune to those who practice it. It is a deeply spiritual religion that evokes spirits that believers recognize as a part of nature. Voodoo has gotten a bum rap from Hollywood and horror novelists; this book will separate the fact from the fiction, the myth from the reality, tracing voodoo's roots back to its African origins to its full development in the West Indies. Author Shannon R. Turlington will explore the secret and mysterious voodoo rites and rituals, and the charms and spells (such as the ever-popular and voodoo doll) associated with voodoo and its even more mysterious cousin, Santeria. Additionally, practical advice will be offered for those who would like
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Shannon R. Turlington is the author of more than 20 books, including the entertaining and comprehensive Do You Voodoo? which was the culmination of her very popular website of the same name. She is also the author of The Everything Kids Monster Book, to be published in 2002. She has been studying Vodou, Lukumi, and other alternative religions for many years; much of what she has learned can be found in this book. She lives in North Carolina with her dog, Delirium.
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