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Our Lady of Guadalupe: faith and empowerment among Mexican-American women

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University of Texas Press,
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1st ed.

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most important religious symbol of Mexico and one of the most powerful female icons of Mexican culture. In this study, based on research done among second-generation Mexican-American women, Rodriguez examines the role the symbol of Guadalupe has played in the development of these women. She goes beyond the thematic and religious implications of the symbol to delve into its relevance to their daily lives.

Rodriguez's study offers an important reinterpretation of one of the New World's most potent symbols. Her conclusions dispute the common perception that Guadalupe is a model of servility and suffering. Rather, she reinterprets the symbol of Guadalupe as a liberating and empowering catalyst for Mexican-American women.

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Grouping Title our lady of guadalupe faith and empowerment among mexican american women
Grouping Author rodriguez jeanette
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-09 04:17:52AM
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subject_facet Feminist theology, Guadalupe, Our Lady of, Mexican American women -- Religious life -- California
title_display Our Lady of Guadalupe : faith and empowerment among Mexican-American women
title_full Our Lady of Guadalupe : faith and empowerment among Mexican-American women / Jeanette Rodriguez ; foreword by Virgilio Elizondo
title_short Our Lady of Guadalupe :
title_sub faith and empowerment among Mexican-American women
topic_facet Feminist theology, Guadalupe, Our Lady of, Mexican American women, Religious life