Santeria — A Watson Year

The word Santería comes from Spanish and loosely translates as devotion to the saints or the deities of the religion of the region (I have only experienced Santeria mixed with Catholic religious symbols; I am sure it can be mixed it with other religions). This tendency to combine terminology and concepts from Catholicism and native North, Central, and South American religions is sometimes called religious syncretism. […]

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