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"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 ...


City, Temple, Stage: Eschatological Architecture And Liturgical Theatrics In New Spain (Book Review), Charlotte M. Gradie Oct 2005

City, Temple, Stage: Eschatological Architecture And Liturgical Theatrics In New Spain (Book Review), Charlotte M. Gradie

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Charlotte Gradie.

Lara, Jaime. City, Temple, Stage: Eschatological Architecture and Liturgical Theatrics in New Spain. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004.

ISBN 9780268033644


An Introduction To World Missions (Book Review), Wayne A. Detzler Jan 1995

An Introduction To World Missions (Book Review), Wayne A. Detzler

History Faculty Publications

Book Review by Wayne A. Detzler:

Tallman, J. Raymond. An Introduction to World Missions. Chicago: Moody, 1989.


Johann Gerhard Oncken's Long Road To Toleration, Wayne A. Detzler Jun 1993

Johann Gerhard Oncken's Long Road To Toleration, Wayne A. Detzler

History Faculty Publications

Although German theology often has given creative impulses to American religious life, in the establishment of the German Baptist association that flow was reversed. The point of entry through whom Baptist principles gained access to modern Europe was Johann Gerhard Oncken.