The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders

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The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, Leon argues that La Causa can be fruitfully understood as a quasi-religious movement based on Chavez's charismatic leadership, which he modeled after Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi. Chavez recognized that spiritual prophecy, or political spirituality, was the key to disrupting centuries-old dehumanizing narratives that ...

The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520283695

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The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520283688

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