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ancestor worship

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Biblical Studies.

The real or supposed ancestors of the Hebrews were venerated and were felt to be so close that their descendants even continued to suffer for their sins (Exod. 20: 5). Not surprisingly it...

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Anything That Ought to Be Done

Joseph Locke.

in Making the Bible Belt

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 7958 words.

Fleeting political defeats could not blunt the rising power of Texas’s evangelical activists, and clerics’ cloistered denominational worlds sustained their efforts through all of the bitter...

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The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) and the Role of Religion and Health in Central America

Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; History of Science and Technology. 8945 words.

The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) is a transnational, religiously influenced health program in Central America created during the Cold War. ASECSA was founded in...

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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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Catholic Activism in Revolutionary Mexico, <i>c.</i> 1920–1925

Stephen J. C. Andes.

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; History of the Americas. 12761 words.

Chapter 2 describes Catholic activists at work building a new Christian social order in revolutionary Mexico. Catholic activism in Mexico reflected both counterrevolutionary and...

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Catholic Schools Triumphant? 1907–1944

James W. Sanders.

in Irish vs. Yankees

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 12829 words.

In 1907, William Henry O’Connell, the Massachusetts-born son of Irish immigrants, was appointed bishop. He had huge churchly ambition and won designation as Cardinal Archbishop of Boston....

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Catholicism in Mexico, 1910 to the Present

Matthew Butler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 12855 words.

The history of Mexican Catholicism between 1910 and 2010 was one of successive conflict and compromise with the state, latterly coupled with increased concern about religious pluralism,...

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Catholics, Evangelicals, and US Policy in Central America

Michael Cangemi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion. 311 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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Chalchiuhtlicue

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Religion.

This Aztec goddess of fresh waters and the waters of childbirth was the wife of Tlaloc, the rain deity. She was the goddess who brought the fourth age to an end with a great flood.

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Conclusion

Stephen J. C. Andes.

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; History of the Americas. 2854 words.

As the Vatican founded an official model of Catholic Action globally during the decade, papal officials seemed to understand that Catholic cultural norms would not change overnight. The...

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