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Needs of the Heart

A Social and Cultural History of Brazil's Clergy and Seminaries

Needs of the Heart( )
Author: Serbin, Kenneth P.
Series title:Kellogg Institute Series on Democracy and Development Ser.
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:University of Notre Dame Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $125.00
Book Description:

Needs of the Heart traces five centuries of conflict and change in the life of the clergy in Brazil, home to the world's largest and arguably the most dynamic branch of the Roman Catholic Church. Serbin examines how priests participated in the colonization of Brazil, educated the elite and poor in the faith, propped up the socioeconomic status quo, and reinforced the institution of slavery, all the while living in relative freedom from church authority. Earthy men,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Clergy
Religion / Christianity / Catholic
Religion / Christian Education / Adult
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds

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