La Guerra de los Cristeros has 4 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by Siglo XXI Editores, pages, Paperback. La cristiada: La guerra de los cristeros. Front Cover. Jean A. La Cristiada: El conflicto entre la iglesia y el Estado ยท Jean A. Meyer La cristiada, Jean A. Meyer . Shop our inventory for La Cristiada: The Mexican Government’s Persecution of the Church by Jean Meyer with fast free shipping on every used book we have in .

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This book describes the world of the Cristiada and explains the war’s actual political, social and human scope. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

A Catholic Commentary on the History of Mexico.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Does any Western nation, cristiiada, posses a love of faith sufficient enough to risk what that humble band of Mexican martyrs willingly offered? The heroism of the men and women of the Cristeros Movement is tremendously inspirational.

It’s very hard to find anything written in English about the Cristiada, so for me this book was a welcome find. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Product details Format Jeab pages Dimensions Read more Read less. Inthe American ambassador to Mexico finally helped arrange a nonviolent end to a conflict that had taken the lives of over 90, people.

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La Guerra de los Cristeros (La Cristiada, #1) by Jean Meyer

Paperbackpages. For reasons too lengthy to address in this review, the West, that post-Christian collection of European countries and their ex-colonies, has bent over backwards to accommodate these Seventh-Century throwbacks. Excellent book about events inconvenient for the elites to remember, even the Catholic hierarchy, because they chose to bargain with the devil, just as they did with Mussolini and Hitler.

Does this suggest the inevitability of another “Cristeros Rebellion”? One person found this helpful. Bythe government had pushed these laws to the limit and created a rebellion. Meyer has done extensive research on the Cristero War and has written books on the subject for Cambridge University and the Universidad de Guadalajara.

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For the sake of their right to practice their faith they fought an oppressor who vastly outnumbered them and was overwhelmingly better armed. As for me – “Viva Cristo Rey”. Please try again later. Crsitiada out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This book is a good overview of the Cristero War, a chapter of Mexican history that is virtually unknown in the United States, but don’t expect an in depth study.


Alejandro Paez rated it really liked it Apr 18, Description In Mexico, a conflict which raged from to and pitted the Church and a large proportion of Mexican Catholics against the government of President Calles bears the name of the Cristiada, or the Cristero War. Like so much of history, those events that don’t advance a currently popular narrative are usually buried.

Looking for beautiful books? They hoped to accomplish this in spite of the devotion and popularity the Church had garnered among the Mexican people. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. La Cristiada Jean Meyer. Not until Cardenas forced Calles out of the picture, and after many of the Cristiana leaders had been assassinated and otherwise eliminated did the jeyer “stick,”.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This is not to say that there is little or no text. Such is decidedly the case here. When this tyranny became unbearable a grassroots groundswell of opposition formed.