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Rewriting Maya religion: Domingo de Vico, k'iche' Maya intellectuals, and the Theologia indorum




Sparks, Garry G., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Reconstructs the original Christian theology written in the Americas: the 1,400-page Theologia Indorum (Theology for the Indians) written in K'iche' Maya by Friar Domingo de Vico in 1554. Tracing how the Dominican missionaries resourced native religious ideas, myths, and rhetoric, reexamines the role and value of indigenous authority.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Vico, Domingo de, 1485-1555. Theologia indorum
Catholic Church -- Doctrines
Quiche? language -- Texts
Theology, Doctrinal
Indians of Mexico -- Religion


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