Presente!: U.S. Latino Catholics from Colonial Origins to the Present

Presente!: U.S. Latino Catholics from Colonial Origins to the Present

by Timothy Matovina
     
 

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Through dozens of original documents ¡Presente! offers readers the story of Latino/Hispanic Catholicism from 1534 to the present. From the first mission encounters in the sixteenth century, to Cesar Chavez and the UFW, to the beginnings of mujerista theology in the 1980s, this collection offers a unique and indispensable look at the community that has become

Overview

Through dozens of original documents ¡Presente! offers readers the story of Latino/Hispanic Catholicism from 1534 to the present. From the first mission encounters in the sixteenth century, to Cesar Chavez and the UFW, to the beginnings of mujerista theology in the 1980s, this collection offers a unique and indispensable look at the community that has become the largest ethnic component in the American Catholic Church today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781498219983
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/01/2015
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,167,148
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Timothy M. Matovina is Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. The book review editor for the Journal of Hispainc/Latino Theology, he is author of numerous articles and five books, including Tejano Religion and Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1860 and The Alamo Remembered: Tejano Accounts and Perspectives.

Gerald E. Poyo is Professor of Latin American and U.S. Latino History at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas. He is author of Tejano Journey.

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