A Global History of Continuity and Change, 1530-2020
Edited by Nathaniel MillettCharles H. Parker
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6367-1 June 2022
Jesuits and Race examines the role that the Society of Jesus played in shaping Western understandings about race and explores the impact the Order had on the lives and societies of non-European peoples throughout history.
Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement
By Ramón A. Gutiérrez
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6375-6 June 2022
In New Mexico’s Moses, Ramón A. Gutiérrez dives deeply into Reies López Tijerina’s religious formation during the 1940s and 1950s, illustrating how his Pentecostal foundation remained an integral part of his psyche even as he migrated toward social-movement politics.
Cultural Collapse and Christian Pentecostal Revitalization
Edited by John P. Hawkins
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6225-4 May 2021
Drawing on over fifty years of research and data collected by field-school students, Hawkins argues that two factors—cultural collapse and systematic social and economic exclusion—explain the recent religious transformation of Maya Guatemala and the style and emotional intensity through which that transformation is expressed.
This book examines La Santa Muerte’s role in people’s daily lives and explores how popular religious practices of worship and devotion developed around a figure often associated with illicit activities.
Spanish Rule and the Cult of Saints in Mexico City
By Cornelius Conover
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6026-7 May 2019
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6272-8 May 2021
This book analyzes Spanish rule and Catholic practice from the consolidation of Spanish control in the Americas in the sixteenth century to the loss of these colonies in the nineteenth century by following the life and afterlife of an accidental martyr, San Felipe de Jésus.
William Taylor explores the use of local and regional shrines, and devotion to images of Christ and Mary, including Our Lady of Guadalupe, to get to the heart of the politics and practices of faith in Mexico before the Reforma.
Consisting of three rare documents about miracles from this period, each accompanied by an introductory essay, this study serves as a source book and complement to the author's Shrines and Miraculous Images: Religious Life in Mexico Before the Reforma.