Robert M Senkewicz is Professor of History at Santa Clara University. He is the author, together with Rose Marie Beebe, of a number of books dealing with California during its Spanish and Mexican eras, including recently To Toil in That Vineyard of the Lord: Contemporary Scholarship on Junípero Serra (2010), and Junípero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary (2015).
The Spirit Within Saint Junipero
A book on the legacy of America’s first Hispanic Saint, Junípero Serra. Celebrating the significant places Serra delivered his message to in each of the three major phases of his life—Mallorca, Mexico, and California. 101 images from original large format film negatives made by Craig Alan Huber, represented in the aesthetic of a platinum/palladium print. The images tell a visual story and communicate a sense of the Spirit present at each of the 37 locations represented. Accompanying text describes a brief history of Serra’s major life experiences from a young man in Mallorca to his final days in Alta California, written by noted Serra biographer Robert M. Senkewicz.More info →