Religions of Mesoamerica: cosmovision and ceremonial centers

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Religious traditions of the world, Harper & Row, San Francisco, CA, p.xxvii, 174 (1990)


Aztecs -- Religion.; Mayas -- Religion.; Aztecs -- Antiquities.; Mayas -- Antiquities.; Indians of Central America -- Religion.; Indians of Mexico -- Religion.; Central America -- Antiquities.; Mexico -- Antiquities.


Contents: Introduction : approaching Mesoamerican religions -- History and cosmovision in Mesoamerican religions -- The religion of the Aztecs : ways of the warrior, words of the sage -- Maya religion : cosmic trees, sacred kings, and the underworld -- Mesoamerica as a New World : colonialism and religious creativity. Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-174).

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The Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the U.S. (ACHTUS)


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