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Theologies of Guadalupe: From the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Timothy Matovina


Our Lady of Guadalupe is the only Marian apparition tradition in the Americas—and indeed in all of Roman Catholicism—that inspired a sustained series of published theological analyses. Theologians in each successive epoch since the mid-seventeenth century have plumbed the meaning of Guadalupe for their times. Their theological works are grounded in two realities: the first is the relationship between Guadalupe and her faithful, and the second is her power to shape their lives and their world. Theologies of Guadalupe examines the way theologians have understood Guadalupe and sought to orient he ... More

Keywords: Guadalupe, theology, devotion, Mexico, Juan Diego, New Spain, Virgin Mary, Catholic, Latino, America

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190902759
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190902759.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy Matovina, author
Professor and Chair, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame

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