By Fernando Cervantes,Andrew Redden

ISBN-10: 0521764580

ISBN-13: 9780521764582

while ecu notions approximately angels and demons have been exported to the recent international, they underwent notable variations. Angels and demons got here to shape an essential component of the Spanish American cosmology, resulting in the emergence of colonial city and rural landscapes set inside a strikingly theological framework. trust in celestial and demonic spirits quickly regulated and affected the day-by-day lives of Spanish, Indigenous and Mestizo peoples, whereas missionary networks circulated those practices to create a common and usually accredited method of trust that flourished in seventeenth-century Baroque tradition and spirituality. This examine of angels and demons opens a very illuminating window onto highbrow and cultural advancements within the centuries that the eu come across with the United States. the amount may be of curiosity to students and scholars of non secular reports, anthropology of faith, heritage of principles, Latin American colonial background and church history.

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