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Crisis and Salvation

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats eschatological and apocalyptic themes through a range of cases from Latin America and early modern Spain. Of particular focus are the imminent end of the world, the messianic ... More


Communing with the Dead: Spiritual and Cultural Healing in Chicano/a Communities

Lara Medina

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) as celebrated in the heart of East Los Angeles during 1998 at the internationally recognized Chicano community art center, Self Help ... More


The Relationship of Patronage and Legitimacy between the Catholic Church and the Peruvian State

María Soledad Escalante Beltrán

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Soledad Escalante’s essay offers an overview of church–state relations in Peru before, during, and after the Second Vatican Council. Two terms central to understanding this relationship are ... More


Slaves, War, and the Wider World

Walter E. A. van Beek

in The Dancing Dead: Ritual and Religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858149
eISBN:
9780199949489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858149.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This is the historical chapter, one about war and slavery, about death and the uncertainty of life. The Mandara Mountains are a remote area, first sighted by a European in 1823, second in 1850, and ... More


Hybrid Healing in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region

Brett Hendrickson

in Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the history of the peoples and settlement patterns of the U.S.–Mexico border region, with particular emphasis on both the religious history of the area and the colonial nature of ... More


Native Evangelicals and Scriptural Ethnologies

Andrea Smith

in MisReading America: Scriptures and Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199975419
eISBN:
9780199346158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975419.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Andrea Smith examines the intellectual and cultural production of Native peoples’ Christian evangelicalism. Smith and her research team conducted interviews of Native evangelicals at the Wiconi ... More


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