This book is a partial inventory of the variety of beliefs and practices that occur during the Lenten season. It seeks to explain the usual features of Lent in the Philippines, by showing how Filipinos have shaped Christianity and re-interpreted Christian beliefs within the context of Philippine social, political, and economic structures. Intended for a wide audience, this book hopes to open new vistas on the popular annual spectacle that is Lent. Edited by Gilda Cordero-Fernando & Fernando N. Zialcita, it includes texts by Benjamin Basilidez G. Bautista, Gilda Cordero-Fernando, Reynaldo C. Ileto, Nicanor G. Tiongson, and Fernando N. Zialcita.
Bookmark, Inc & Bungang Araw, Philippines
Softcover / 12 x 10 inches / 249 pages / BW, Color