Stafford Poole

Stafford Poole, CM, is a Roman Catholic priest of the Congregation of the Mission of Saint Vincent de Paul, Los Angeles, and is a full-time research historian.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

The University of Arizona Press

The devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, based on the story of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Juan Diego, an Indian neophyte, at the hill of Tepeyac in December 1531, is one of the most important formative religious and national symbols in the history of Mexico. In this first work ever to examine in depth every historical source of ...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Origins and Sources of a Mexican National Symbol, 1531–1797

The University of Arizona Press

Poole’s groundbreaking first edition of Our Lady of Guadalupe was the first ever to examine in depth every historical source of the Guadalupe apparitions. In this revised edition, Poole employs additional sources and commentary to further challenge common interpretations and assumptions about the Guadalupan tradition.

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Religion in New Spain

University of New Mexico Press

This extensive study examines the variety of religious practice and tradition that developed from the confluence of the numerous beliefs and cultures in the northern colonies of New Spain.

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