2 edition of California"s Father Serra found in the catalog.
California"s Father Serra
|Statement||text and illus. by Sally Duque.|
|LC Classifications||F864 .S437|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||40 p. :|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||58011338|
Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father: Hackel, Steven W: : Libros. Saltar al contenido Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate. Cuenta y Listas Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Devoluciones y Pedidos. Prueba. Prime Carrito. Libros. Ir Buscar Hola Elige /5(34). On the podcast today, Steven Hackel speaks about his recent book, Junípero Serra: California’s Founding Father (Hill and Wang, ), a remarkable investigation into the cultural context of Serra’s world and lifelong formation—for it was only at the age of 59 that he first set foot in Alta California—and and his subsequent.
Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of history. Born into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as a priest and professor through his 2/5(2). Father Serra’s defenders try to separate the saint from the savagery. If you look at the totality of his achievements, they say, and see him as a man of his times, the good outweighs the : Lawrence Downes.
“Father Serra is a wonderful example of mission discipleship,” said Binz. “That is what the church is called to do right now. The missions were built by and for the native peoples, a group Serra cared so deeply for.” Binz’s book highlights each of the 21 missions, providing information on when each was founded, address, history. notion that Father Junípero serra was the one to plant the trees, but whether he in fact was present for the planting. the lore of the serra Palm began in with the reunion of the four branches of an expedition to alta California organized by José de galvez. “By the late eigh-.
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Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of history. Born into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as a priest and professor through his Cited by: 6.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father/5(39). Description of the book "Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father": Winner of the Historical Society of Southern California's Neuerburg Award for the best book on Pre-Gold Rush California Finalist for the Southern California Independent Bookseller Association's Best Nonfiction Book of A Zocalo Public Square Best Nonfiction Book of.
While growing up in California in the 50s and 60s, the name of Father Junipero Serra was well known to every school kid. As the title of this new biography states, he was considered California's founding father. There's a statue of Father Serra gracing the U.S capitol rotunda as a representaton of California's history/5(33).
Junipero Serra tells the story of 'California's Founding Father.' A Franciscan monk who hoped to convert California Indians to Catholicism and turn them into European-style farmers, his missions would devastate the Californian Native American population and leave behind a legacy of hurt and divisiveness.
This biography places him within the currents of history and covers his years spent as a Californias Father Serra book Get this from a library. Junípero Serra: California's founding father. [Steven W Hackel] -- Explores the life of the Spanish Franciscan missionary who traveled up the Pacific coast to convert the Native Americans to Catholicism and turn them into European-style farmers and explains why he.
Buy Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father by Hackel, Steven W (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(34). Early life. Serra (born Miguel José Serra Ferrer, Novem – Aug ) was born in the village of Petra on the island of Majorca (Mallorca) off the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
A few hours after birth, he was baptized in the village church. His baptismal name was Miquel Josep Serra. His father Antonio Nadal Serra and mother Margarita Rosa Ferrer were married in Beatified: SeptemSaint Peter's Square.
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On Nov. 24,Miquel José Serra was born in the island town of Petra, Mallorca, off the coast of Spain. His parents were deeply religious and Miquel attended a Catholic school in town run by members of the Franciscan order.
The Franciscans were founded by St. Francis of Assisi. Francis was known for his devotion to the poor. Miquel was a bright boy and his teachers.
Junípero Serra is an essential contribution to the history of the West." --Héctor Tobar, author of The Barbarian Nurseries "Junípero Serra was a man for all seasons: a saint as well as an ogre, a 'founding father, ' an agricultural visionary, and a merciless imperialist--in short, a /5(34).
Generations of American schoolchildren have been taught to think of Father Junípero Serra as California’s benevolent founding father, a humble Franciscan monk who left a. Father Serra is caste as somewhat old school, liturgically dogmatic and heavily influenced by the strict Spanish inquisition period that still continued at his time (though its height preceded him in Spain by years).
Alta California's native tribes are described in a sympathetic and tragic manner. Clearly, this description is not great /5(34). Father Serra, however, didn’t want to be a great scholar and teacher. He wanted to be a missionary.
And, after much prayer, Serra got what he wanted. Inhis superiors reluctantly granted his request to sail for the Americas.
Months later, Serra and his companions arrived on Author: Catholicvote. 1. Serra Has Better Titles than You. Serra is known today as the “Apostle of California,” having built in the late 18 th century a network of 21 missions that stretched the entire southern.
The missions Serra founded would devastate California's Native American population, and much more than his counterparts in colonial America, he remains a contentious and contested figure to this W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic /5(3).
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Sen. Barbara Boxer, D. Book Description: As one of America's most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California's missions.
It was. Father Serra was born Miguel Jose Serra on Novemat Petra on the island of Mallorca in Spain. At he entered the Franciscan Order of the Catholic Church, a group of priests who follow the teachings of St. Francis of Assisi.
When he joined the order, he changed his name to Junipero. Father Serra was a dedicated, energetic supervisor of missions, keeping discipline and zeal alive by constant visitations throughout the mission system. He felt particularly close to the Penutian-speaking Indians, defending them against abusive and interfering colonists, personally baptizing over 6, of them, and confirming almost as many.Junipero Serra: California's Founding Father eBook: Steven W.
Hackel: : Kindle Store/5(34).Some 1, miles south of San Juan Capistrano, Father Junipero Serra is one popular guy. The Franciscan priest who cemented European culture in California, paving the way for everything that the.