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作者 Mijangos y Gonzalez, Pablo
書名 The Lawyer of the Church : Bishop Clemente de Jesús Munguía and the Clerical Response to the Mexican Liberal Reforma
出版項 Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska, 2015
國際標準書號 9780803276642 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (649 pages)
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系列 The Mexican Experience
The Mexican Experience
附註 Intro -- Cover -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Born with the Revolution -- 2. Tempering Passions -- 3. The Grammar of Civilization -- 4. "The Ways of Legitimacy" -- 5. The Defiant Bishop -- 6. Distant Allies -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About Pablo Mijangos y González -- Series List
Mexico's Reforma, the mid-nineteenth-century liberal revolution, decisively shaped the country by disestablishing the Catholic Church, secularizing public affairs, and laying the foundations of a truly national economy and culture.     The Lawyer of the Church is an examination of the Mexican clergy's response to the Reforma through a study of the life and works of Bishop Clemente de Jesús Munguía (1810-68), one of the most influential yet least-known figures of the period. By analyzing how Munguía responded to changing political and intellectual scenarios in defense of the clergy's legal prerogatives and social role, Pablo Mijangos y González argues that the Catholic Church opposed the liberal revolution not because of its supposed attachment to a bygone past but rather because of its efforts to supersede colonial tradition and refashion itself within a liberal yet confessional state. With an eye on the international influences and dimensions of the Mexican church-state conflict, The Lawyer of the Church also explores how Mexican bishops gradually tightened their relationship with the Holy See and simultaneously managed to incorporate the papacy into their local affairs, thus paving the way for the eventual "Romanization" of Mexican Catholicism during the later decades of the century.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Mijangos y Gonzalez, Pablo The Lawyer of the Church : Bishop Clemente de Jesús Munguía and the Clerical Response to the Mexican Liberal Reforma Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska,c2015 9780803254862
主題 Munguaia, Clemente de Jesaus
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