Elizondo, Virgil 1974-03-17

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Virgil Elizondo gives a lecture on Roman Catholicism and Mexican-Americans to Sisters (Nuns) in Lubbock. Tape is difficult to understand.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Virgil Elizondo

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Date: March 17, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas


Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Virgil Elizondo introduced, Culture, Christianity, Latin America, North America, Technology and industry, Morality, Matthew, "Father" Hessler, Dedicated to the goal, Unity, Only the Spirit builds unity (community), Missions, Forget ourselves and live for the mission, Involvement, History, "The greatest tool for liberation", Ancient civilizations, Philosophies and innovations, Mayas, Aztecs, Israel, Sin - Genesis chapter 11, "When men try to impose their way upon another man.", Tower of Babel, The Apocalypse, Vatican, Catholic Church, Political power, Protestant churches, Mexican-Americans, Attitude, Life-time learning

Tape 1, Side 2: Life style, To need and be needed, Missionary to Japan, Mexican-Americans, Prejudices, Prophetic ministry of the church, Persecution, Priesthood, Spirituality, Separate yourself to be alone with the Lord, Discipline, Christian happiness, Forgetting yourself and doing the work of the Lord, Freedom, "If I'm doing God's will, no one can stop me.", Educational system, Prejudices, Catholic Universities, Support, Missionary teachers, Personhood, Disciples, Mission, Ministries, People going to teach were others do not want to, Seminaries

Range Dates: c. 1974

Bulk Dates: c. 1974

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