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The church in colonial Latin America

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. p 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.p 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.p
Print Book, English, 2000
Scholarly Resources Books, Wilmington, Del., 2000
xxiii, 252 pages ; 24 cm.
9780842027038, 9780842027045, 0842027033, 0842027041
John F. Schwaller
I Policy Issues
The Theological Juridical Debate
Luis N. Rivera
The Ordenanza del Patronazgo of 1574: An Interpretative Essay
Robert C. Padden
The Ordenanza del Patronazgo in New Spain, 1574--1600
John F. Schwaller
II Parochial Issues
The Spiritual Conquest Reexamined: Baptism and Christian Marriage in Early Sixteenth-Century Mexico
Sarah Cline
Individualization and Acculturation: Confession among the Nahuas of Mexico from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century
Serge Gruzinski
The Battle for Bodies and Souls in the Colonial North Andes: Intraecclesiastical Struggles and the Politics of Migration
Karen Vieira Powers
The Limits of Religious Coercion in Midcolonial Peru
Kenneth Mills
III. Cultural Issues
Native Icon to City Protectress to Royal Patroness: Ritual, Political Symbolism, and the Virgin of Remedies
Linda A. Curcio-Nagy
The Woman of the Apocalypse
Stafford Poole
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