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Religion in the Andes vision and imagination in early colonial Peru by Sabine MacCormack

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • Peru


  • Catholic Church -- Missions -- Andes Region -- History.,
  • Incas -- Religion.,
  • Incas -- Historiography.,
  • Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-480) and index.

StatementSabine MacCormack.
LC ClassificationsF3429.3.R3 M28 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 488 p. :
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1537191M
ISBN 100691094683
LC Control Number91015441

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Traditions of Peru > Religion in the Andes of Peru. Introduction to Religion in the Andes "Andean Religion" is based on the fundamental belief that energy exists in all things (the spiritual life force) and that this energy needs to be maintained in a balanced state. This energy exists in all natural forms including trees & plants, rivers, glaciers, lakes, rocks and high mountain peaks. Initiation: A Woman's Spiritual Adventure in the Heart of the Andes Elizabeth B. Jenkins, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Book Reviews. Religion in the Andes: Vision and Imagination in Early Colonial Peru. Tod D. Swanson, "Religion in the Andes: Vision and Imagination in Early Colonial Peru. Sabine MacCormack," The Journal of Relig no. 3 (Jul., ): Because of the diversified nature of Andean tribes and the Inca Empire, a complex system of religious beliefs and rituals developed. It is difficult to conduct a comprehensive examination that includes all of the different religions in the Andean region. A closer look at the Moche, Chinchorro, and Inca societies and religions provides insight to understand the basics of religious belief .