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Title Latin American religion in motion / edited by Christian Smith and Joshua Prokopy
Published New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Roman Catholicism. The struggle to be soul provider: Catholic responses to Protestant growth in Latin America / Anthony Gill. The Catholic church in Chile: new political alliances / Liesl Haas. Catholic activism in the 1990s: new strategies for the Neoliberal Age / Sarah Brooks. Progressive theology and popular religiosity in Oaxaca, Mexico / Kristin Norget. CEBs and Catholic charismatics in Brazil / Marjo de Theije -- pt. 2. Protestants and evangelicals. El clamor por Venezuela: Latin American evangelicalism as a collective action frame / David A. Smilde. The defeat of denominational culture in the Argentine evangelical movement / Matthew Marostica. Wrapped in the holy shawl: the strange case of conservative Christians and gender equality in Latin America / Timothy J. Steigenga and David A. Smilde. Pentecostalism and political awakening in Pinochet's Chile and beyond / Frans Kamsteeg. Family and reproduction among Protestants in Rio de Janeiro / Cecília L. Mariz and Clara Mafra. Exploring the Argentinian case: religious motives in the growth of Latin American Pentecostalism / Daniel Míguez -- pt. 3. Non-Christian and Creole religions. Esoteric literature as a microcosmic mirror of Brazil's religious marketplace / Robert Carpenter. Globalization and religious Creolization among the Q'eqchi'es of Guatemala / Hans Siebers. Discourses on Afro-Brazilian religion: from de-Africanization to re-Africanization / Tina Gudrun Jensen
Summary This book examines some of the more important new analyses and discoveries about religious movements in Latin America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Latin America -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
Author Prokopy, Joshua.
Smith, Christian, 1960-
ISBN 0203010124 (electronic bk.)
0415921058 (alk. paper)
0415921066 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780203010129 (electronic bk.)
9780415921053 (alk. paper)
9780415921060 (paperback; alk. paper)