Understanding Santeria through Stories

{Ocha’ni Lele.¬†Teachings of the Santeria Gods. Destiny Books 2010. 269 pages. $16.95} Reviewed by Star Foster I love a good story. A good story has a mystery, a moral, a familiarity or a sense of the fantastic. A good story satisfies you down to your bones. Ocha’ni Lele’s book¬†Teachings of the Santeria Gods is chock-full [Read More…]

Star Foster Reviews Galina Krasskova, “Exploring the Northern Tradition”

{Galina Krasskova. Exploring the Northern Tradition. New Page Books 2005. 220 pages. $14.95} Reviewed by Star Foster A good, solid, human and engaging introductory text to a religion, particularly a minority religion, is worth its weight in gold. Crafting an introduction to a religious practice, mythos, cosmology and values is a bit like walking a [Read More…]