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The Struggle Over Vida Común

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the struggle over the so-called vida común in the history of nunneries in colonial Mexico. It explains that under this form of observance, nuns would eat in a refectory sharing ... More


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