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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of South America -- Religion.,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Religion.,
    • Syncretism (Religion) -- Latin America.,
    • Christianity -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-239) and index.

      StatementManuel M. Marzal ... [et al.] ; translated by Penelope R. Hall ; [foreword by Robert J. Schreiter].
      SeriesFaith and cultures series
      ContributionsMarzal, Manuel M. 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2230.1.R3 R6713 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL980242M
      ISBN 101570750548
      LC Control Number96017766


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