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Of Borders and Margins Hispanic Disciples in Texas, 1888-1945

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ISBN-10: 0195152239

ISBN-13: 9780195152234

Edition: 2002

Authors: Daisy L. Machado

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The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), like many other Protestant churches in the United States, lives in an uneasy and tension-filled relationship with its Hispanic constituency. In this engagingly written work, Daisy L. Machado locates the historical underpinnings of this relationship through an analysis of the Disciples' interaction with Hispanics in Texas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Machodo shows that, while there was a large Hispanic population in the state during this period, the Christian Church was not able to develop a significant presence in Hispanic communities. Much of this failure can be traced, she argues, to the notion of the frontier, which…    
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/13/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 166
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.49" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

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The Making of a Nation: The Significance of the Texas Borderlands
The Making of a National Identity: The Frontier Thesis
The Making of a Frontier Church: The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
The Disciples in Texas: Beginnings
A View from the Twenty-first Century
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index