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The Jesuits In Latin America, 1549 - 2000: 450 Years Of Inculturation, Defense Of Human Rights, And Prophetic Witness, Charlotte M. Gradie Jan 2011

The Jesuits In Latin America, 1549 - 2000: 450 Years Of Inculturation, Defense Of Human Rights, And Prophetic Witness, Charlotte M. Gradie

History Faculty Publications

A review of the book "The Jesuits in Latin America, 1549-2000: 450 Years of Inculturation, Defense of Human Rights, and Prophetic Witness," by Jeffrey L. Klaiber is presented.


"Who Would Believe What We Have Heard?": Christian Spirituality And Images From The Passion In Religious Art Of New Spain, June-Ann Greeley Jan 2009

"Who Would Believe What We Have Heard?": Christian Spirituality And Images From The Passion In Religious Art Of New Spain, June-Ann Greeley

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The colonial art of New Spain/Mexico provides the viewer with a locus of examination into the robust Christianity that emerged over time out of a native spirituality newly laden with the contours and images from the Old World theology of late medieval/early Catholic Reformation Spain. Franciscan and especially Jesuit missionaries, impelled by a devotional zealotry, championed an apocalyptic vision of hope and suff ering that was well suited for artistic expression. Religious art, whether or not patronized by European colonizers, became an instrument for the missionaries to teach and for the native artists to interrogate religious doctrine, and ...


Why Have You Come Here? The Jesuits And The First Evangelization Of Native America. By Nicholas P. Cushner, Charlotte M. Gradie Jan 2008

Why Have You Come Here? The Jesuits And The First Evangelization Of Native America. By Nicholas P. Cushner, Charlotte M. Gradie

History Faculty Publications

The article reviews the book "Why have you come here? The Jesuits and the first evangelization of Native America", by Nicholas P. Cushner.


Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, And Baptists In Texas (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan Jul 2007

Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, And Baptists In Texas (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Book review by R. Bryan Bademan.

Barton, Paul. Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, and Baptists in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006. ISBN 029271291X1


Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples: Spanish Explorations Of The South East Mayan Lowlands, Charlotte M. Gradie Jan 2005

Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples: Spanish Explorations Of The South East Mayan Lowlands, Charlotte M. Gradie

History Faculty Publications

Reviews the book "Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples: Spanish Explorations of the South East Mayan Lowlands," edited and translated by Lawrence H. Feldman.This book is a collection of Spanish documents in translation, mostly from the seventeenth century, regarding the Spanish conquest of the southeast Maya lowlands, and in particular the Manchu Chol people.


Michoacán And Eden: Vasco De Quiroga And The Evangelization Of Western Mexico, By Bernardino Verástique, Charlotte M. Gradie Jan 2001

Michoacán And Eden: Vasco De Quiroga And The Evangelization Of Western Mexico, By Bernardino Verástique, Charlotte M. Gradie

History Faculty Publications

Reviews the book `Michoacan and Eden: Vasco de Quiroga and the Evangelization of Western Mexico,' by Bernardino Verastique.