Fetishism vs Shamanism - What's the difference?

fetishism | shamanism |


As nouns the difference between fetishism and shamanism

is that fetishism is the belief that natural objects have supernatural powers, or that something created by people has power over people while shamanism is a range of traditional beliefs and practices concerned with communication with the spirit world.

fetishism

English

Alternative forms

* fetichism (archaic);

Noun

  • the belief that natural objects have supernatural powers, or that something created by people has power over people.
  • a form of paraphilia where the object of attraction is an inanimate object or a part of a person's body.
  • shamanism

    Noun

  • a range of traditional beliefs and practices concerned with communication with the spirit world