Through dozens of original documents APresente! offers readers the story of Latino/Hispanic Catholicism from 1534 to the present. From the first mission encounters in the sixteenth century, to Cesar Chavez and the UFW, to the beginnings of mujerista theology in the 1980s, this collection offers a unique and indispensable look at the community that has become the largest ethnic component in the American Catholic Church today.To this day I cannot make up my mind if I find the cathedral on Fifth Avenue beautiful or simply awesome. ... In writings like the following excerpt from a 1996 essay, he illustrates the importance of social location as he draws on his own experience of displacement ... typical day [July 10, 1961] of the Cold War era proved to be, with the benefit of over thirty years of hindsight, the most important day of my life.
|Author||:||Timothy Matovina, Gerald E. Poyo|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2015-02-01|