Indigenous Expressions: Native Christianities in Colonial Mexico (HA)

Subject associations
REL 359 / LAS 388
Fall 2018
Jessica Delgado
Registrar description

In this seminar, we will discuss ideas about conversion, authorship, translation, and histories in the context of Indigenous people's engagement with Christianity in colonial Mexico. In particular, we will be looking at the ways that Native Americans shaped Mexican Catholicism and the ways we can think of Indigenous people as authors and creators of their religious traditions rather than merely adopters or receivers of the Christian faith as taught by Spanish colonists.