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Author Larkin, Brian R., 1969-
Title The very nature of God : baroque Catholicism and religious reform in Bourbon Mexico City / Brian R. Larkin.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2010.

Author Larkin, Brian R., 1969-
Subject Catholic Church -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Christianity and culture -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Church renewal -- Catholic Church -- History -- 18th century.
Wills -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Civilization, Baroque -- Mexico -- Mexico City.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Religious life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Baroque Mexico City -- Sacred immanence -- Performative and liturgical piety -- The splendor of worship -- Charity, confraternities, and community -- Reforming Mexico City -- The reformers' program -- Immanence, splendor, and liturgical piety in the age of reform -- Charity and confraternities in the age of reform.
Note Print version record.
Summary Using wills and other testaments of faith, Larkin examines the complex efforts by secular and religious authorities to reform religious practice during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
ISBN 9780826348357 (electronic bk.)
0826348351 (electronic bk.)
0826348343 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 759158348
Additional Format Print version: Larkin, Brian R., 1969- Very nature of God. Albuquerque, NM : University of New Mexico Press, 2010 9780826348340 (DLC) 2009052897 (OCoLC)495547076

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