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The directory for confessors, 1585 : implementing the Catholic Reformation in New Spain / translated and edited by Stafford Poole ; with contributions by John Frederick Schwaller.

Other author/creatorPoole, Stafford translator, editor.
Other author/creatorSchwaller, John Frederick, writer of added commentary.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 2018.
Descriptionpages cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titleDirectorio para confesores y penitentes. English.
Contents 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.
Abstract "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 noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2017038281
ISBN9780806159843
ISBN0806159847

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