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Church in Colonial Latin America (00 Edition)by John F. Schwaller
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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. 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. 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.
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Nine reprinted essays (1956-96) address policy, parochial, and cultural issues concerning the Catholic church's role in the 16th- 18th century Spanish colonization of Latin America. Schwaller (history, U. of Montana) directs the Academy of American Franciscan History. Lacks an index.
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