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Biography of a Mexican CrucifixLived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present$
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Jennifer Scheper Hughes

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195367065

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

The Gospel According to Totolapan

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(p.241) 9 Conclusion
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Biography of a Mexican Crucifix
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Jennifer Scheper Hughes

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.003.0009

Over decades a series of renovations has softened some of the most dolorous features of the Cristo Aparecido and thus the physical image has come to more closely represent the faith of his devotees, for whom the theme of suffering is often muted or even absent. This book has suggested that the fate of Mexican cristos, like the Aparecido, and the fate of Mexico’s indigenous communities are wedded together. Today the emotions of tenderness and affection for the Cristo predominate spiritual engagement. This work has attempted to bring the reader to share, if even for a moment, in these same sentiments.

Keywords:   Christology, global Christianity, theodicy, popular religion

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