Frank Baba Eyiogbe has been practising Santeria for more than twenty-five years and has attained the highest level of babalawo, Olofista. He has maintained the premier Santeria website, www.orishanet.org, for more than sixteen years. He has guest lectured at the University of Washington as well as UC Berkeley.
A wonderful and much needed addition to the literature on Afro-Cuban religion. Engagingly written, scholarly while remaining accessible . . . it presents an up-to-date exposition of both the history and contemporary philosophy of one of the world's most complex systems of divination.--Stephan Palmie, Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago and author of The Cooking of History: How Not to Study Afro-Cuban Religion