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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, 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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Unto the Breach

Joseph Locke.

in Making the Bible Belt

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 11809 words.

An aggressive clerical mood penetrated the deepest ranks of religious leadership and convinced evangelical Texans to overcome their doubts and refuse to yield any longer to the culture of...

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Triumph in the Churches

Joseph Locke.

in Making the Bible Belt

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 10349 words.

Decades of denominational construction and consolidation transformed Texas religion. Churches grew, ambition flourished, money flowed, and religious colleges and newspapers abounded....

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Continuity and Convergence

Nancy Farriss.

in Tongues of Fire

December 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 7120 words.

Continuities in written doctrinal language contrast with semantic shifts within the indigenous speech community, revealed through petitions, testaments, trial testimony, and other records,...

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Marking Morality

Joseph Locke.

in Making the Bible Belt

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 10809 words.

In their pursuit of prohibition and moral politics, religious activists both harnessed and subverted two dominant regional discourses—those surrounding race and gender—to clothe themselves...

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Introduction

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. 3285 words.

The introduction relates the story of transnational Catholicism to the existing historiography focused on local religion. It argues that a transnational approach enlarges the boundaries of...

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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. 8962 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 History of Emotions in Colonial Latin America

Jacqueline Holler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 11004 words.

The history of emotion is one of the strongest currents in contemporary historiography. Historians and the public have always considered emotion important, but it has become a topic in...

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Black Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods: Participatory Christianity in New Spain’s Mining Towns

Nicole von Germeten.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 9235 words.

Free and enslaved Africans played an important role in developing a unique form of participatory Christianity in New Spain’s mining towns, especially Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, and Parral....

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Digital Resources: Christianity in New Spain (Mexico)

Kristian J. Fabian and David T. Orique.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 6490 words.

A variety of useful digital resources provide material for enriching the study of Christianity in New Spain (colonial Mexico). Such records, covering the period from the fall of...

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Huguenots in the Atlantic

Bryan A. Banks.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; International History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 6362 words.

Huguenots refer to the group of French Calvinists in France, those expelled from France into the wider European, Atlantic, and global diaspora, and those descendant from either of the first...

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The Guaraní Missions in the Jesuit Province of Paraguay, 1609–1800

Eduardo Neumann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 9684 words.

The establishment of the Jesuit Province of Paraguay in 1609 expanded upon the “spiritual conquest” of the Guaranís of South America. The liminal position of this territory, located between...

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The Virgin of Guadalupe as an Iconic Image in Mexican Culture

Charlene Villaseñor Black.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 8902 words.

According to believers, the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared in 1531 to recent indigenous convert Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac, north of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlán, an area in the...

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Espiritismo and Urban Planning in Cuba: Envisioning Regeneration in Havana and Oriente after 1898

Reinaldo L. Román.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; History of Religion; Urban History. 11916 words.

Espiritismo refers to the practice of communicating with the spirits of the dead by means of especially disposed and trained persons known as mediums. Linked in origin to the...

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