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South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: From the Cult of the Feathered Serpent to the Theology of Liberation
     

South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: From the Cult of the Feathered Serpent to the Theology of Liberation

by Gary H. Gossen (Editor), Miguel Leon-Portilla (Editor)
 
A multivolume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

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A multivolume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

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Explores the spiritual traditions of South and Central America and the Caribbean Basin from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Following an introduction that sketches the history and culture of this vast region, the remainder of the volume is divided into five parts: the great traditions at the time of the conquest; the spiritual legacy of Hispanic Catholicism; the pattern of religious syncretism in the great traditions; the pattern of religious syncretism in the little traditions; and types of spirituality coexisting with national traditions. Includes 25 b&w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780824512248
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Series:
World Spirituality Series , #4
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.61(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)

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