An Introduction To Haitian Vodou

An Introduction To Haitian Vodou

Course Tutor: Bon Houngan Lampe

Number of Lessons: 4

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Cost: £4.00 unlimited access

Course Description: 

Vodou is often a very misunderstood and demonised religion. This course, created by a long serving Senior Priest of the Night of Africa society, explores Vodou’s foundational characteristics and thus offer students the opportunity to acquire a better understanding of the subject and form a more informed view. This short introductory course covers subjects such as; the history and development of the religion, basic beliefs, the priesthood and what a typical Vodou ceremony comprises of. 

By the end of this course, student will:

Course Modules:

Lesson 1 - Vodou Is A Mixed Religion

Lesson 2 - God, The Ancestors & Lwa

Lesson 3 - Initiation

Lesson 4 - Order of Service 

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Additional Resources:

Text books and additional materials are not required for this course. Links to additional resources and recommended book titles have been provided but are not essential for completion. 


Coursework Requirements & Submissions:

This course has a very 'light' workload - students are only required to complete a short pre and post course survey in addition to reading through the slide presentations. Student are free to access and work through this course at their own time and pace.