Syncretism on trial. The religious matrix of the indigenous groups in Mesoamerica

Syncretism has often been defined as the integration or secondary construction of selective aspects that come from different historic traditions. The concept has been particularly relevant for Mexican anthropology, confronted since its origins to religious contexts in which it is difficult to distinguish between the vernacular field and the external field, between what comes from ancient Pre-Colombian traditions and what is a product of the colonial undertaking.

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