Biography of a Mexican crucifix : lived religion and local faith from the conquest to the present (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Biography of a Mexican crucifix : lived religion and local faith from the conquest to the present

Author: Jennifer Scheper Hughes
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Scheper Hughes
ISBN: 9780195367065 0195367065 9780195367072 0195367073
OCLC Number: 751074957
Description: XII, [4], 312, [2] s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTS ; 1. Introduction: The Iconography of Suffering ; 2. "Christ Appeared": Material Religion and the Conquest of Mexico ; 3. Performance and Penance: The Cristo and Christian Evangelization ; 4. The Cristo Comes to Life: Lived Religion in Colonial Mexico City ; 5. Repatriation: Christ Comes Again to Totolapan ; 6. The Red Bishop, the Cristo, and the Aesthetics of Liberation ; 7. The Gentle Devotions of a Rebellious People: The Phenomenology of a Santo ; 8. : Beauty and Devotion: Fiesta at the Dawn of a New Millennium ; 9. Conclusions: The Two Souls of Christ Notes ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX
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Hughes deftly constructs a convincing and innovative religious history of Mexico told from the perspective of the devotional life of the townspeople...The book is especially great when discussing the Read more...

 
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