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" ... village in the neighbourhood cluster of villages where the deceased person lived. Everyone in the neighbourhood was expected to attend and failure to attend •was a cause of suspicion. The diviner had to make a sound appraisal of the balance of power... "
Applying the Canon in Islam: The Authorization and Maintenance of ... - Page 5
by Brannon M. Wheeler - 1996 - 324 pages
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Revelation and Divination in Ndembu Ritual

Victor Witter Turner - Chihamba - 1975 - 354 pages
...had to make a sound appraisal of the balance of power between rival factions interested in the death who were present at the public gathering. If he did...angry kin of the persons declared to be sorcerers. The winnowing basket itself stands for the sifting of truth from falsehood. The diviner is believed...
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