Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 March 2020

356 Pages | 10 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190942106

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The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista

Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961

Elisa Eastwood Pulido

  • The first full-length biography of Margarito Bautista (1878-1961), a celebrated Latino Mormon leader in the U.S. and Mexico
  • Draws on Bautista's letters, books, pamphlets, and unpublished diaries, many of which have never been referenced before in any scholarly work
  • Provides a lens through which to view the convergence of Mormon evangelization, Mexican nationalism, and religious improvisation in the U.S. Mexico borderlands

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