Detailed Description

Title: Leyes del verdadero amor...
Creator: Padial, M. , S.J.
Publication Info: Bogotá : UNK, [1876].
Physical Details: 15 9 5/10 cms. printed on one side
Physical Condition: Fair

Summary: A prayer devoted to the Love of Jesus
Historical Notes: Throughout the nineteenth century Catholicism was the dominant religion in Colombia. Moreover, the emerging Colombian state and the Catholic Church established a close relation, and together promoted a national identity centered on the Hispanic and Pre-Hispanic roots of the nation. Catholicism was an essential component of this identity. As LaRosa and Mejía have put it "Catholicism emerged as a central force in building a common identity for Colombians during the formative years of the nineteenth century and well into the twentieth. Catholicism unified a state that was trying to construct a nation" [Michael LaRosa and Germán Mejía, Colombia: A Concise Contemporary History (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012), p. 63]. The collective reading of novenas, sermons, litanies and other religious texts contributed to create this new sense of belonging.
Donor Notes: A Jesuit tribute to the love of Jesus - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- 19th century
Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Novenas -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P02823
Record Number: 572