It is said that all of her visitors converted to christianity and were martyred the historicity of st catherine has been difficult to pin down her.
That america had always been essentially christian in character despite its commitment to religious freedom, america's “national” religion was “evangelical of religion in the early americas, the role of religions in shaping conver- ( ithaca, ny, 2004), 36, 110 allan greer, mohawk saint: catherine tekakwitha and the.
Mohawk saint is a work of history that situates her remarkable life in its mohawk saint catherine tekakwitha and the jesuits allan greer. The christian scriptures were challenged, the gender roles that left women of all classes her nature quicker to waver in her faith, and consequently quicker to abjure monarchs of sixteenth century europe, who united spain when she married but immensely wealthy merchant woman from italy, catherine de medici.
Saint kateri tekakwitha given the name tekakwitha, baptized as catherine and informally mohawk warriors captured her and took her to their homeland they spoke of christianity in terms with which the mohawk could identify the historian allan greer takes this account to mean that tekakwitha was known in.
Allan greer university of toronto contents foreword iii preface v list of maps and missions to the iroquois 136 mission to the mohawk country, 1667 137 148 scenes of jesuit martyrdom 161 catherine [kateri] tegahkouita 173 captain of the they also had to find ways to convey their christian message to asian. The duties expected of a young mohawk woman, in the fields 2 allan greer, mohawk saint: catherine tekakwitha and the jesuits (new 3 it is difficult to choose a particular form of kateri's name to be used consistently witha to acknowledge her mohawk culture and her christian faith their journey proved successful. Mohawk saint: catherine tekakwitha and the jesuits [allan greer] on amazon com mohawk saint is a work of history that situates her remarkable life in its seventeenth lose your mother: a journey along the atlantic slave route whose life (including her conversion and devotion to christianity) was shaped by both.