El Cuerpo de Cristo: The Hispanic Presence in the U.S. Catholic Church

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Crossroad Publishing Company, New York, NY, p.334 (1998)


ISBN: 0824517415 LCCN: 9

Call Number:

LC: BX1407.H55; Dewey: 2


Hispanic American Catholics -- Religious life.; Hispanic Catholicism -- United States; Latino/Hispanic Theology; Ecclesiology; Spirituality; Ecumenism; Liturgy; Religion and Culture


Contents: Why are you frightened? U.S. Hispanic theology and late modernity -- Hispanic liturgy and popular religiosity : a reflection -- Biblical interpretation from a U.S. Hispanic American perspective : a reading of the apocalypse -- Wisdom, beauty, and the cosmos in Hispanic spirituality and theology -- The place of Hispanic theology in a theological curriculum : systematic and pastoral implications -- The Hispanic challenge to U.S. Catholicism, colonialism, migration, and religious adaptation -- Latino leaders for Church and society -- Ecumenism in the U.S. Hispanic/Latino community : challenge and promise -- Bearing false witness -- Historical roots of the contemporary U.S. Latino presence : A Latino Protestant evangelical contribution -- Cuando Lleguemos a casa : the journey to be Church -- Hispanic family life ministry -- The sacramented sun : solar Eucharistic worship in colonial Latin America -- Catholic social doctrine and Mexican American political thought -- Community and the sacred in Chicano theater -- Spain in Latino religiosity.Proceedings of a conference held in 1997 at Catholic University of America./ "A Crossroad Herder book."/ Includes bibliographical references.

Sponsored By

The Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the U.S. (ACHTUS)


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