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The Church in Colonial Latin America : Jaguar Books on Latin America (Hardcover Numbered) - John F. Schwaller

The Church in Colonial Latin America

Jaguar Books on Latin America (Hardcover Numbered)

By: John F. Schwaller (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2000
ISBN: 9780842027038
Number Of Pages: 252

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The Church in Colonial Latin America is a collection of essays that include classic articles and pieces based on more modern research. Containing essays that explore the Catholic Church's active social and political influence, this volume provides the background necessary for students to grasp the importance of the Catholic Church in Latin America. This text also presents a comprehensive, analytic, and descriptive history of the Church and its development during the colonial period. From the evangelization of the New World by Spanish missionaries to the active influence of the Catholic Church on Latin American culture, this book offers a complete picture of the Church in colonial Latin America. The Church in Colonial Latin America is ideal for courses in the colonial period in Latin American history, as well as courses in religion, church history, and missionary history.

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This volume is a highly useful way of introducing students at all levels to the dynamic recent changes in the study of colonial religion. -- James D. Riley, The Catholic University of America

Introductionp. xi
Policy Issues
The Theological Juridical Debatep. 3
The Ordenanza del Patronazgo of 1574: An Interpretative Essayp. 27
The Ordenanza del Patronazgo in New Spain, 1574-1600p. 49
Parochial Issues
The Spiritual Conquest Reexamined: Baptism and Christian Marriage in Early Sixteenth-Century Mexicop. 73
Individualization and Acculturation: Confession among the Nahuas of Mexico from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Centuryp. 103
The Battle for Bodies and Souls in the Colonial North Andes: Intraecclesiastical Struggles and the Politics of Migrationp. 121
The Limits of Religious Coercion in Midcolonial Perup. 147
Cultural Issues
Native Icon to City Protectress to Royal Patroness: Ritual, Political Symbolism, and the Virgin of Remediesp. 183
The Woman of the Apocalypsep. 209
Suggested Readingsp. 245
Bibliographyp. 251
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ISBN: 9780842027038
ISBN-10: 0842027033
Series: Jaguar Books on Latin America (Hardcover Numbered)
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st March 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 15.75  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.49

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