|Uniform title||Directorio para confesores y penitentes. English.|
||Preface / by John F. Schwaller -- Introduction : The "Directorio para Confesores" as a Religious Document / by Stafford Poole -- Mexico in 1585 / by John F. Schwaller -- Directory [for Confessors and Penitents] of the Holy Provincial Council of Mexico, Celebrated in This Year of 1585.
||"A translation and commentary on the Directory for Confessors of the Third Mexican Provincial Council, a manual intended to compensate for the deficiencies in the educations of priests. Never promulgated or published due to intense opposition, it remains an important source for the religious, social, and economic history of Colonial Mexico"-- Provided by publisher.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|