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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 29. How has Paganism Developed in Brazil?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45496


Paganism in Brazil developed with Pagan Witchcraft in the 1950s and saw a substantial growth in the 1990s. The introduction of Wicca, Druidry, and neo-shamanism, each adapting uniquely within the Brazilian cultural landscape, has led to a diverse and evolving Pagan community. This development has been facilitated by literature, media, and the internet, with a noticeable shift towards embracing indigenous practices and addressing cultural criticism in recent years.

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