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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 October 2016
... to claim an intimate link between sermons and Zapotec oratory, Farriss misses some opportunities to show how Dominicans used rhetoric to project back to Zapotec audiences an understanding of their culture filtered through a Christian sieve. For instance, Agüero’s couplet peyoona pellazexoolachitooni...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Stephanie Schmidt Abstract This article considers questions of authorship in Juan Bautista Viseo’s “Second Sermon for Advent” about “frightful, and terrible signs” of Judgment Day. Although Bautista acknowledges important contributions by Nahua scholars in the production of his Nahuatl-language...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
... with the initial missions of the Franciscan friars. The earliest friars produced vocabularies, grammars, sermons, and confession manuals as tools for their missionary effort. By analyzing these missionary creations, we can approach an understanding of the friars' views of Maya sexuality. The Maya, however, often...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 691–711.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in the composition of religious texts. Examining a Nahuatl sermon on the ministry of St. Sebastian, this article illustrates the necessity of Nahuatl in evangelization while exposing the potential for such a necessity to produce religious texts with unorthodox contents. Copyright 2012 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (4): 401–427.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and its appropriation and adaptation by Indigenous missionaries, a group of ethnohistorians, linguists, and anthropologists analyzed the contribution of Guaraní writers to the production of lexicons, grammars, sermons, letters, memoriales , and liturgical literature in Indigenous languages (Neumann 2015...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 655–669.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and received a basic education. Young Maori men departed from this place for London and returned with stories and perspectives that felt untranslat- able back here. Rangihoua Reserve is around the corner, memorializing the preaching of the first Christian sermon in New Zealand. This is New Zea- land...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 684–685.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Chiquitano sermons are read, although few can understand them, these sermons having been forged over the years by both Jesuit and native instructors and containing both Christian and native beliefs. In the end, the volume is a testament to the continued work in understanding the details and politics...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 759–762.
Published: 01 October 2013
... to be extant, except for a few brief sections that were translated in relative clandestininity by members of Nahua confraternities or quoted in manuscript or printed sermons and devotional works. Nonetheless, I recently located a Nahuatl manuscript translation of the Proverbs of Solomon...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 623–649.
Published: 01 July 2015
...), the Theologia Indorum used lexical repetitions such as couplets and triplets as a poetic device to enhance the rhetorical force of the sermon, even though they were also metric elements of pre-­ Christian ritual. Parallelisms include phrasal and nominal pairs as well as triplets as in the first...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (1): 29–65.
Published: 01 January 2000
...- verted the people of the Teminabuan subdistrict to Protestant (and later Baptist) Christianity during the late 1920s (see Jensma 1968: 153–74). The Dutch and Moluccan missionaries delivered their sermons in Malay and Tseng 2000.2.11 12:20...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and purposes, including literature reviews, personal testimonies, sermon exemplars, and more, but this contributes to its strength as a book that appeals to many audiences. Furthermore, the way in which the sections are organized adds to the overall rationale of the book and the way it works toward a vision...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 687–701.
Published: 01 July 2002
... and Huarochirí in the archdiocese of Lima, contextualized through the study of normative documents, like church manuals and sermons prepared for parish priests. That is, he concentrates in part on the intellectual environment...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2018
... archaeological evidence, published sermons and plays, Spanish chronicles, conservation accounts, oral histories, and a large body of secondary historical literature. Four case studies follow an introductory survey of the mural tradition from the pre-conquest era through the colonial period, which touches...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2012
... dissenting missionary society) to make two separate trips to the Narragansetts, Mohegans, and Pequots, and “to ožer the Gospel to them Although the Pequots seemed receptive to May- hew’s sermon and ožers of education in 1713, one year later the Pequot sachems refused even to meet with Mayhew due...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 April 2015
... separated Christianity from whiteness by highlighting the commonality of sin and moral degradation between both whites and Native Americans. Chiles interestingly juxtaposes Occom’s sermons with the work of African American poet Phillis Wheatley, whose assertion—that blackness, drawn from...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 247–267.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and so on (Neumann 2015 ). Handwritten and printed output increased and was diversified during the first third of the eighteenth century in the form of sermons and devotional works, historical narrative texts, pharmacopoeias, and dialogue-based productions. The missions had a printing press—the first...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 802–806.
Published: 01 October 2000
... power of writing. It also illuminates how ritual acts and spoken words become fundamental to the survival of indigenous cultures in the postconquest world. There is nothing explic- itly sermonic here, yet this volume sets both a new standard and a fresh stage for research. To wit, facility...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 761–784.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of convention seems to be pre- cisely the point: The Revealer of Secrets is a sermon that aims to use divine revelation to convert and transform the reality of the reader, especially if those readers happen to be secular archaeologists with a haughty disdain for biblical truth. True to form, Greene...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 January 2010
... entries describing dozens of meetings with converts, meetings where he delivered sermons, explained passages from scripture, and answered ques- tions. He also recorded the names of native attendees, numbering about one hundred over the three years he spent on the island. Among these were...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 407–410.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of unpublished and published writings, with many of the unpublished ones consisting of sermons given at the chapel, later basilica, of Tepeyacac, place the remarkably consistent lines of thinking about Guadalupe in the context...