• Sociology
  • Published 2005

El cuerpo ausente: el lugar del cuerpo místico en la Nueva Granada del siglo XVII

@inproceedings{Alvarado2005ElCA,
  title={El cuerpo ausente: el lugar del cuerpo m{\'i}stico en la Nueva Granada del siglo XVII},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Piedad Quevedo Alvarado},
  year={2005}
}
In the XVII century, the control of the body was essential in the foundation of the social order in Nueva Granada. The practice of religious rules must integrate the body into the spiritual experience, keeping away any reality that could take it to sin. However, the public character of experience of faith, introduced by the Counter-Reformation gave a new focus to the body but as a mystic body –suffering, hurted, sorrowing-, which, through hagiography written in Nueva Granada. The imitation of… CONTINUE READING