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Volunteering for a cause : gender, faith, and charity in Mexico from the Reform to the revolution

Author: Silvia Marina Arrom
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thoughtful study challenges a number of widespread assumptions about the role of Catholicism in Mexican history by examining two related Catholic charities: the male Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Ladies of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. With thousands of volunteers, these lay groups not only survived the liberal reforms of the mid-nineteenth century but also thrived, offering educational, medical, and  Read more...
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Arrom, Silvia Marina, 1949-
Volunteering for a cause
(DLC) 2015016440
(OCoLC)914339241
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Marina Arrom
ISBN: 9780826356291 082635629X
OCLC Number: 933762774
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages)
Contents: Chapter one. The first decade : preparing the ground for social Catholicism --
Chapter two. The male volunteers face the liberal Reforma --
Chapter three. The mobilization of women --
Chapter four. The gendering of Vincentian charity --
Chapter five. Jalisco : a case study of militant Catholicism --
Chapter six. Charity for the modern world : concluding remarks --
Epilogue. What my grandmother taught me --
Appendix one. Male society Superior Council officers, 1845-1910 --
Appendix two. Ladies of Charity Superior Council officers, 1863-1911 --
Appendix three. The Guadalajara Male Society Central Council officers, 1852-1909 --
Appendix 4. Guadalajara Ladies of Charity Central Council officers, 1864-1913.
Responsibility: Silvia Marina Arrom.

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This thoughtful study challenges a number of widespread assumptions about the role of Catholicism in Mexican history by examining two related Catholic charities: the male Society of St. Vincent de  Read more...

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"A well-researched, clearly written book. . . . Courses on Latin American religion would benefit from its inclusion."--Catholic Historical Review

 
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