Mística, meaning and popular education in the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement 1

@inproceedings{Hammond2014MsticaMA,
  title={M{\'i}stica, meaning and popular education in the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement 1},
  author={John L. Hammond},
  year={2014}
}
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST) works to create solidarity and collective identity among its members through a variety of pedagogical practices. One such practice is mistica, which is at once a public, expressive dramatic performance and, drawing on Christian mysticism, an way of making contact with a transcendent reality. Mistica draws on Christian theology generally, and specifically on the practices of the Christian base communities associated with liberation theology which… CONTINUE READING

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