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  • Title: The Sun God and the Savior: The Christianization of the Nahua and Totonac in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico
  • Author: Guy Stresser-Péan Alfredo López Austin
  • ISBN: 9780870819865
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Unknown Binding

  • The first English translation of Guy Stresser P an s tour de force presents two decades of fieldwork in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, where native pre Hispanic pagan beliefs blended with traditional Catholic evangelization from the sixteenth century and the recent intrusion of modernism The Indians of the Sierra Norte de Puebla are deeply devoted to ChristianiThe first English translation of Guy Stresser P an s tour de force presents two decades of fieldwork in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, where native pre Hispanic pagan beliefs blended with traditional Catholic evangelization from the sixteenth century and the recent intrusion of modernism The Indians of the Sierra Norte de Puebla are deeply devoted to Christianity, but their devotion is seamlessly combined with pagan customs, resulting in a hybrid belief system that is not wholly indigenous, yet not wholly Christian The syncretism practiced here has led the Totonac and Nahua people to identify Christ with the Sun God, a belief expressed symbolically in ritual practices such as the Dance of the Voladores Spanning the four centuries from the earliest systematic campaign against Nahua ritual practices Zum rraga s idolatry trials of 1536 1540 to the twentieth century, Stresser P an contextualizes Nahua and Totonac ritual practices as a series of responses to Christian evangelization and the social reproduction of traditional ritual practices The Sun God and the Savior is a monumental work on the ethnographic and historical knowledge of the peoples of the Sierra Norte Included with the book is a DVD containing a documentary film in English made by Stresser P an in the Sierra Norte de Puebla.
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    Rob Pugh
    This book deals with a fascinating and perhaps under-studied subject-matter. If you want to learn more about indigenous communities in a very specific part of the Sierra Norte of Puebla, this book is for you. I found it a little bit overwhelming and detail-focused to enjoy as much as I had hoped. It reads a lot more like an academic manuscript (i.e. the author doesn't do a lot to synthesize and generalize about the different communities he studies, instead opting to describe in painstaking detai [...]

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