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Oshun (known as Ochún or Oxúm in Latin America) is an orisha, a spirit that reflects one of the manifestations of God in the Ifá and Yoruba religions. [1]

10 relations: Ifá, Latin America, Miguel A. De La Torre, Orisha, Our Lady of Charity, Patron saint, Peter Probst, Shango, Syncretism, Yoruba religion.


Ifá is a religion and system of divination and refers to the verses of the literary corpus known as the Odu Ifá.

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Latin America

Latin America is a region of the Americas that comprises countries where Romance languages are predominant; primarily Spanish and Portuguese, but also French.

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Miguel A. De La Torre

Miguel A. De La Torre (born October 6, 1958) is a professor of Social Ethics and Latino/a Studies at Iliff School of Theology, a religious scholar, author, and an ordained minister.

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An orisha (spelled orichá or orixá in Latin America) is a spirit that reflects one of the manifestations of God (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion.

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Our Lady of Charity

Our Lady of Charity also known as Our Lady of El Cobre or Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de la Caridad is a popular Marian title of the Blessed Virgin Mary known in many Catholic countries.

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Patron saint

A patron saint or a patron hallow is a saint who in Roman Catholicism is regarded as the tutelary spirit or heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family or person.

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Peter Probst

Peter Probst is a former Swiss slalom canoeist who competed in the 1970s.

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Shango (known as Changó or Xangô in Latin America; and also known as Jakuta) (from '.

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Syncretism is the combining of different, often contradictory beliefs, while blending practices of various schools of thought.

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Yoruba religion

The religion of the Yoruba people is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin, commonly known as Yorubaland.

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Ochun, Ochún, Oschun, Oxum, Òssun, Ọshun.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oshun

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