logo Digitalia
Advanced Search
Church Life between the Metropolitan and the Local : Parishes, Parishioners and Parish Priests in Seventeenth-Century Mexico

Church Life between the Metropolitan and the Local : Parishes, Parishioners and Parish Priests in Seventeenth-Century Mexico

Viewers online:

  • ReadSpeaker

    Download options

  • Adobe DRM Adobe DRM
    Checkout
    Non available
  • Available
  • Mode: Loan
  • Loan duration: 20 days
  • Permissions: Read
  • Format: PDF
Register for added functions

Caption:

Church Life between the Metropolitan and the Local is a study of parishes, parishioners and parish priests in central Mexico during the first half of the seventeenth century. Using a number of different genres found in archives and libraries on both sides of the Atlantic, the book gives a multifaceted picture of the parish life. It addresses metropolitan norms for the ministry as well as priestly and indigenous interpretations of the day-to-day life in the local church. Throughout the book particular emphasis is put on the interface between the indigenous parishioners and their parish priests, thus contributing to a closer study of the slow-moving processes of religious indoctrination and religious change in central Mexico a century or more after the Conquest.