Download e-book for kindle: Quiché Rebelde: Religious Conversion, Politics, and Ethnic by Ricardo Falla,Richard N. Adams,Philip Berryman

By Ricardo Falla,Richard N. Adams,Philip Berryman

ISBN-10: 0292725329

ISBN-13: 9780292725324

Since the coming of the Spanish within the 16th century, the Maya inhabitants of Guatemala has been pressured to conform to amazing demanding situations. below colonial rule, the Indians needed to adapt adequate to meet the Spanish whereas resisting these adjustments now not precious for survival, employing their realizing of the realm to the realities they faced day-by-day. regardless of the most important adjustments wrought of their lifestyle by means of centuries of submission, the Maya have controlled to regenerate, and therefore continue, their self-identity.

Among the foremost demanding situations they've got confronted has been the imposition of out of doors religions. Quiché Rebelde examines what occurred whilst Acción Católica got here into the Guatemalan municipio of San Antonio Ilotenango, Quiché, to transform its inhabitants.

Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, analyzes the movement's origins and why a few humans grew to become a part of it whereas others resisted. He exhibits how faith used to be used as one other software to readapt to the altering environment—natural, financial, political, and social. His paintings is the 1st significant empirical learn of ways swap happened in a Maya group without severe lack of Maya identity—and how the method of conversion is expounded to extra normal procedures of cultural switch that really advance ethnic identity.

Show description

Read Online or Download Quiché Rebelde: Religious Conversion, Politics, and Ethnic Identity in Guatemala (Translations from Latin America Series) PDF

Similar religious studies books

Read e-book online Historical Dictionary of the Crusades (Historical PDF

The crusades have been one of the longest and so much sour wars in human background and consisted of not less than seven significant expeditions from Western Europe from the overdue eleventh to the early 14th centuries for the aim of wresting Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the regulate of the Muslims. finally, it used to be the Muslims who gained, and the Christians who suffered an important setback, and the center East remained firmly in Muslim palms.

Download e-book for iPad: Education in Conflict (Religious Diversity and Education in by Ina ter Avest

Less than what stipulations is it attainable for individuals with diversified outlooks on existence and assorted ethnic backgrounds to reside jointly in peace? within the Netherlands, as in different eu nations, this query has been on the centre of public debate for it slow and lately has targeted particularly on non secular variety.

Download e-book for iPad: Dissertations on the Origin, Nature, and Pursuits, of by Holwell,J. Z. (John Zephaniah)

In contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we haven't used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are pictures reminiscent of pictures, maps, sketches and so on we've got endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photos, in order that they signify correctly the unique artefact.

International Handbook of Learning, Teaching and Leading in - download pdf or read online

The overseas guide on studying, instructing and prime in religion established colleges is overseas in scope. it truly is addressed to coverage makers, teachers, schooling execs and participants of the broader group. The e-book is split into 3 sections. (1) the tutorial, ancient, Social and Cultural Context, which goals to: determine the tutorial, historic, social and cultural bases and contexts for the advance of studying, educating and management in faith-based faculties throughout a number of foreign settings;Consider the present developments, matters and controversies dealing with the availability and nature of schooling in faith-based colleges; research the demanding situations confronted through faith-based faculties and their function and responses to present debates referring to technology and faith in society and its associations.

Additional resources for Quiché Rebelde: Religious Conversion, Politics, and Ethnic Identity in Guatemala (Translations from Latin America Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Quiché Rebelde: Religious Conversion, Politics, and Ethnic Identity in Guatemala (Translations from Latin America Series) by Ricardo Falla,Richard N. Adams,Philip Berryman

by Edward

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 7 votes