By Mario T. Garc?a
Chicano Catholicism—both as a favored faith and a origin for group organizing—has, during the last century, encouraged Chicano resistance to exterior forces of oppression and discrimination together with from different non-Mexican Catholics or even the institutionalized church. Chicano Catholics have extensively utilized their religion to claim their specific identification and identify one of those cultural citizenship.
Based solely on unique examine and resources, Mario T. García the following deals the 1st significant ancient research to discover many of the dimensions of the position of Catholicism in Chicano heritage within the 20th century. this can be additionally one of many first major experiences within the nonetheless restricted box of Chicano non secular history.
Topics variety from how early Chicano Catholic intellectuals and civil rights leaders have been encouraged through Catholic Social Doctrine, to the position that renowned faith has performed within the lives of standard women and men in either rural and concrete components. García additionally examines faith-based Chicano neighborhood pursuits like Católicos Por los angeles Raza within the Nineteen Sixties and the Sanctuary stream in l. a. within the 1980s.
While Latino/a heritage and tradition has been, for the main half, inextricably associated with the tenets and practices of Catholicism, there was little or no written, till lately, approximately Chicano Catholic heritage. García is helping to fill that void and discover the impact—both confident and negative—that the Catholic event has had at the Chicano community.
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Cat?licos: Resistance and Affirmation in Chicano Catholic History by Mario T. Garc?a