Mozarabs, Hispanics, and the Cross

Publication Type:



Studies in Latino/a Catholicism, Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY (2007)


Liturgics.; Mozarabic rite


Contents: Rediscovering the Mozarabs of Toledo -- The origins of the Mozarab community and its liturgy -- Factors affecting the development of the Hispanic rite -- The Hispano-Mozarabic rite and its evolution -- The structure of the Hispano-Mozarabic lent -- The lignum Crucis and its ritual setting -- The ritual use of the lignum Crucis on Good Friday -- Christological controversy and orthodoxy -- The christology and soteriology of the texts -- The spirituality of the Cross.

Sponsored By

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


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