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Why Have You Come Here?The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America$
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Nicholas P. Cushner

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195307566

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195307569.001.0001

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Art, Architecture, and Theater

Art, Architecture, and Theater

(p.129) 7 Art, Architecture, and Theater
Why Have You Come Here?

Nicholas P. Cushner

Oxford University Press

The visual presentations of the new religion were found mainly in the colonial art and architecture of Christian churches. Workshops functioned as places where native artisans could learn the new motifs that were current in places of worship. Jesuit schools, following the European tradition of Jesuit Theatre, enacted plays that provided entertainment but were didactic as well.

Keywords:   colonial art, colonial architecture, native artisans, Jesuit theatre

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