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Hermanos de la Luz

Hermanos de la Luz

by Ray John De Aragon, Ray John De Aragon
     
 
The Penitente Brotherhood reenact the Passion of Christ through self-mortification of the flesh and emulation of His crucifixion each year in New Mexico during the Catholic Lenten season. This vital sect of ancient Spanish Catholicism has been shrouded in controversy and secrecy until this author's balanced exploration of its origins, rituals, and ceremonies. De

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The Penitente Brotherhood reenact the Passion of Christ through self-mortification of the flesh and emulation of His crucifixion each year in New Mexico during the Catholic Lenten season. This vital sect of ancient Spanish Catholicism has been shrouded in controversy and secrecy until this author's balanced exploration of its origins, rituals, and ceremonies. De Aragon includes descriptions of their art and their albados, or hymns, which are published here in both Spanish and English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889797182
Publisher:
Heartsfire Books
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 7.83(h) x 0.94(d)

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