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9 edition of The root worker found in the catalog.

The root worker

by Rainelle Burton

  • 82 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • African American girls -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Female friendship -- Fiction.,
    • Voodooism -- Fiction.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRainelle Burton.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3602.U78 R66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p.;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3942434M
      ISBN 101585671401
      LC Control Number2001021835

      I thought The Root Worker by Rainelle Burton was a great debut novel! Burton's style of writing is vivid! I felt great pain for Ellen, an year-old African-American girl, as I read about her abuse and long-suffering in a totally dysfunctional environment. It was extremely sad to see that most of the physical, verbal, and mental abuse came. Creole Conjure Rootwork is a company that provides spiritual work, healing, and readings. I got where I am today because I was passed down a craft from my ancestors. I also worked hard to develop my gifts and talents. My business is a spiritual service, my position and role is a Voodoo / Hoodoo priestess.

      Papa Joe grew up in rural North Carolina not far from the South Carolina border. His father believed in the power of hoodoo (root magic) while his mother is a pentecostal christian. Papa Joe’s godfather was a “root doctor”, a spiritual worker, who worked the “roots” for conjuring, a practice passed on from the Congo slaves of Africa. The philosopher David Livingstone Smith, commenting on this episode on social media, wondered whether its writer had read his book “Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate.

        In the interview, book, and other writings, Root discusses two themes that at times may seem contradictory. On one side, Root highlights Bonhoeffer’s goal of youth and children’s ministry is to carry children “into the center of life of the church-community” (Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker, ). THE ROOT WORKER. by Rainelle Burton. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Under the power of the “Root Woman,” a voodoo priestess, Mom has determined that evil spirits, in particular those belonging to Ellen’s maternal grandmother, have invaded her daughter and must be removed. Ellen is forced to drink horrible concoctions, including bodily fluids.


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Soon, Hoodoo was being marketed and was available across the U.S. via mail order. Most of the traditional African American folklore however, was underground, kept as an oral tradition. And many locals traveled hundreds of miles to visit famous root doctors such as Aunt Carolina Dye or Doctor Buzzard.

Hoodoo is not a religion. THE ROOT WORKER is a poignant tale of an year-old African American girl's disintegration and reintegration into the human race. Set in Detroit in the s, we see this tragedy played out against the backdrop of Catholicism and Voodoo.

The The root worker book found in both religions provides a sharp contrast and mirror to each other. The Root Worker, a voodooish maker of spells and curses for an extortionate price has convinced the Woman that Ellen is the cause of the bad luck that befalls the family.

Harrowing efforts are made to cast out Ellen's evil by: 3. The Association of Independent Readers and Rootworkers (AIRR) is a group of professional practitioners of African American folk magic, hoodoo, conjure, and rootwork who provide psychic readings and spiritual root doctoring services to the public.

AIRR promotes quality service and ethical conduct by means of peer-reviewed accreditation. (Read. This was a tough, tough book to read.

"The Root Worker" is the story of Ellen, a preteen girl growing up in 's Detroit. Early in the novel, she is sexually abused /5(64). Phone Number: Email: [email protected] Eye of Elias © Hoodoo, also known as Lowcountry Voodoo in the Gullah South Carolina Lowcountry, is a traditional African American spirituality that developed from a number of West African spiritual traditions and beliefs.

Hoodoo is a mixture of various African religious practices created by enslaved Africans in the New World. These religious practices were held in secret away from white slave owners.

Hoodoo is an African American folk magic tradition that was developed over several centuries in the Southern United States from the cultural convergence of African, Native American, European, and Near Eastern spiritual and magical practices.

It is known by various regional names like "conjure," "rootwork," "root doctoring," "working roots," "tricking," "helping yourself," "using that stuff.

Welcome to Hoodoo Hill (named for my Boxer buddy who is never too far from my side). My name is Granny Tackett and I’d like to introduce you to various aspects of rootwork and Granny Magic, which are aspects of American Folk Magic; I’ll discuss herbs, roots, potions, brews, rituals, spell works, wildcrafting, divination systems, and many other interesting tidbits of folk magic.

"A compelling addition to the literature on both youth ministry and Bonhoeffer" "Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker reads like the labor of love that it is, introducing Bonhoeffer as a fellow pastor who shares your passion for young people's journey of faith and your conviction that Christ's church should receive youth without using them.

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"The Root Worker" is the riveting debut story of Ellen, an year-old African-American girl growing up in Detroit in the s. In her threatening environment, most of all she fears the Root Worker, a voodoo priestess who has Ellen's mother under sway and who ruthlessly torments Ellen in an effort to find a "cure" for her wickedness.

Other terms for a professional hoodoo practitioner are "root doctor," "root worker," "two-head(ed) doctor," "two-head(ed) woman," and "two-head(ed) man." The first two refer to rootwork -- the use of herbs for medical and magical purposes; the latter three are African survivals, referring to the worker's contact with spirits who reside in the.

READERS, ROOT WORKERS, and BLACK GYPSIES • If the Conjure Doctor or Root Worker Is a Reader, Will You Get a Free Preliminary Reading. You may read about them in my book "Throwing the Bones: How to Foretell the Future with Bones, Shells, and.

Root Worker By MonticueConnally I consider myself to be a root worker because some of my greatest allies in dealing with spiritual issues have been roots and the dried leaves and flowers of plants. When the right plant is burnt, space is cleansed and auras re-charged.

When the right herb is worn, positive thoughts infiltrate. The ABCs of Roots and Root Doctors Luck, love, health, prosperity, revenge, and protection from enemies and evil spirits are the most common reasons for hiring root doctors. Generally, they wear two hats: The herbalist dispenses ointments and potions; the conjurer applies and lifts spells.

Natasha Tynes, the author who lost her book deal after calling out a black female D.C. Metro employee for eating on the train by posting her photo on Twitter, is suing her publisher for $   The root worker insists the whole family make the trip, and so for six weeks Glynnis, a woman of science, is confronted with the promise of signs, premonitions and.

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“Ms. Murphy has the cure for the evil that ails you. 'Root worker' curing spells, jinxes for 60 years.” Asheville Citizen-Times 16 March (Sunday): in Charlotte Observer 17 March 2C and News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) 17 March.

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NOT ADHERING TO POLICIES WILL RESULT IN TERMINATION OF SERVICES.In Taking Theology to Youth Ministry, Andrew Root invites you along on a journey with Nadia—a fictional youth worker who is trying to understand the “why” behind her ministry.

Her narrative, along with Root’s insights, helps you explore how theology can and should influence the way you do youth ministry.

In Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker, Andrew Root seeks to write a book that is "a gift to youth workers, showing them that their calling stands on the broad shoulders of Bonhoeffer" (from the preface), but also to give Bonhoeffer scholars a look at how central youth work was to Bonhoeffer's ministry, a fact often overlooked.

Root does a good job of /5.