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Mayan voices for human rights : displaced Catholics in highland Chiapas / Christine Kovic

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Author:
Kovic, Christine Marie  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Chiapas
Date:
2005
C2005
Contents:
Introduction -- Exodus and Genesis : leaving Chamula, creating community in Guadalupe -- Opting for the poor : the Catholic Diocese of San Cristóbal and human rights -- The sin of Westernization : power, religion, and expulsion -- Defining human rights in context : anthropological, legal, and Catholic perspectives -- Respect and equality : practicing rights in Guadalupe -- "Our culture keeps us strong" : conversion and self-determination -- Working and walking to serve God : building a community of faith -- Conclusion
Topic:
Mayas--Religion  Search this
Mayas--Civil rights  Search this
Mayas--Social conditions  Search this
Indian Catholics--Social conditions  Search this
Human rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church  Search this
Church and social problems--Catholic Church  Search this
Catholics--Political activity  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794952