Articulação oracular e pesquisa de campo

Autores

  • Marcelo Moura Mello Universidade Federal da Bahia

Resumo

Este artigo constitui um olhar retrospectivo sobre minha pesquisa etnográfica na Guiana (antiga Guiana Inglesa) entre membros do culto à deusa hindu Kali. Analiso diversas ordens de reverberações das revelações oraculares de divindades hindus, tanto na dinâmica assumida por minha própria pesquisa como em dinâmicas rituais. Longe de centrar-me em experiências subjetivas, busco refletir sobre as potencialidades trazidas por essas revelações, bem como sobre os limites conceituais de noções como crença para se compreender o culto à Kali na Guiana.

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2020-09-21

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Dossiê Temático: Experiências de campo e localizações etnográficas