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Religion in Latin America

Religion in Latin America

a documentary history

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited with introductions, commentary, and select translations by Lee M. Penyak, Walter J. Petry.
    ContributionsPenyak, Lee M., Petry, Walter J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2540 .R45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 423 p. :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22756905M
    ISBN 109781570756795

    Religion in Latin America Abstract This issue, edited by LACC Director of Research and Colombian Studies Institute Director, Ana Maria Bidegain, presents today’s Latin American and Caribbean religious landscape through different lenses. Latin America An Introduction Gary Prevost and Harry E. Vanden. Latin America: An Introduction offers a contemporary, thematic analysis of the region that is grounded in Latin America's social, political, economic, and cultural past. Based on chapters from Harry Vanden and Gary Prevost's popular text, Politics of Latin America, this book provides an accessible and interesting .

    The Church, Society and Hegemony: A Critical Sociology of Religion in Latin America, by the noted Latin American sociologist Carlos Alberto Torres, is a welcome addition to the specialized book may be seen as composed of three parts. The first section, from Chapter 1 to Chapter in which a number of classical writers are re-interpreted-- provides a sociological . Photo Essay Afro-Latin Religion. African and African-inspired religions in Latin America and the Caribbean are as diverse as the region itself. But as you will see in these pages, many of them share rituals, beliefs, language and even veneration of the same gods—revealing common origins in Western Africa.

    This book also serves as a companion to the volume of primary sources prepared by Penyak and Petry, Religion in Latin America: A Documentary History. Lee M. Penyak is associate professor of history, director of Latin American Studies, and a member . Finally, it should be noted that progressive Catholicism and an "option for the poor" did exist in Latin America well before VCII or Medellín. I refer to Padre Alberto Hurtado in the paper (and extensively in my book) as one of the precursors of progressive Catholicism.


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This book will challenge all of your assumptions of history, religion, and Latin America. In spite of the limited data, and the methodological constraints, the parallels to contemporary international relations are chilling.

This is one of those books that you Cited by: 7. Explore our list of Religion - Latin America NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Indeed, anyone interested in contemporary religious movements will find this book indispensable."--Anthony Gill, author of Rendering Unto Caesar: The Catholic Church and the State in Latin America "This is a very rare achievement: first rate history combined with an admirable grasp of social science, expressed in stylish by:   Levine suggests that popular religion is a salient issue in Latin America, largely because it expresses the hopes and fears of key groups [This book] successfully presents the conflicts, characteristics, and themes of popular religion for scholars and laypersons alike.—Journal of Developing AreasPages: Religion in Latin America is characterized by the historical predominance of Catholic Christianity, increasing Protestant influence, as well as by the presence of other world ing to survey data from69% of the Latin American population is Catholic and 19% is Protestant, rising to 22% in Brazil and over 44% in much of Central America.

Church and State in the new America --Excommunication by a Former Friend / Manuel Abad y Queipo, --The Liberator and Religion / Simón Bolívar,--Church and State in the Sovereign Republics of Spanish America / Various, --Part X.

Catholicism in the New America --A Shrewd Young Briton Comments on Religion in Brazil. ' Reference Book of the Year,'Catholic Press Association. 'Nowhere else will you find as thorough a collection of English-translated samples of primary sources regarding the spiritual life of Latinos in the New World,'Living Church.

'Highly recommended,'Choice. pages, softcover. Orbis. Religion in Latin America: A Documentary History () by Lee Pages: Read this book on Questia. The authors examine popular religion as a vital source of new values and experiences as well as a source of pressure for change in the church, political life, and the social order as a whole and deal with the issues of poverty and the role of the poor within the church and political structures.

Genre/Form: Church history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rycroft, W. Stanley (William Stanley). Religion and faith in Latin America. Philadelphia. Significant documents on religion, including Catholicism, Protestantism, Pentecostalism, Candombl.

and Umbanda, Judaism, and the religions indigenous to Latin America. in Latin America from the 15th through the 21st centuries. Review: Religion in Latin America: A Documentary History User Review - John Lucy - Goodreads. This book is a collection of primary documents throughout the recorded history of Latin America.

It is clearly edited for the classroom, but it can certainly serve as a resource for anyone who has Read full review3/5(1). Presenting the history of the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America is a mammoth undertaking.

Few would doubt that Catholicism is the single most important institution in the region if for no other reason than it is perhaps the only one that has remained central to most peoples’ lives over a period of some five hundred years. This book examines some of the more important new analyses and discoveries about religious movements in Latin America Includes bibliographical references and index pt.

Roman Catholicism. The struggle to be soul provider: Catholic responses to Protestant growth in Latin America / Anthony : Henri Gooren is a Dutch cultural anthropologist working especially on conversion and Pentecostalism, Protestantism, Mormonism, and Roman Catholicism in Latin America.

His main books are Rich among the Poor () and Religious Disaffiliation and Conversion: Tracing Patterns of Change in Faith Practices (). The International Journal of Latin American Religions invites authors to submit manuscripts to a thematic section totally dedicated to the religious reactions to the COVID pandemic in Latin America.

Deadline for submission: J The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America covers religious history in Latin America from pre-Conquest times until the present. This publication is important; first, because of the historical and contemporary centrality of religion in the life of Latin America; second, for the rapid process.

'Christianity in Latin America is an excellent introduction for those wishing to study the impact of Christianity on a continent and its impact beyond.' Source: Church History 'This book is a good introduction to the extremely complex issue of Christianity in Latin America.

Cited by: By Olivia Singer. During the mid th century, disenchanted members of the clergy and the oppressed classes of Latin America united together to reinterpret the role of the Catholic Church in everyday society and to reclaim religion towards the pursuit of social justice.

Liberation theology encouraged a break from an elitist notion of the Church and the return of control to the people. Since the s religion has been a remarkably dynamic force in Latin America, paralleling the shift from dictatorship to elected government. Catholic leaders and activists opposed authoritarian regimes, influenced democratic "transitions," and within substantially altered ecclesial institutions, have remained a significant presence in more open societies today.

The term Latin America primarily refers to the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in the New the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the region was home to many indigenous peoples, a number of which had advanced civilizations, most notably from South; the Olmec, Maya, Muisca and Inca.

Book Description. Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with particular emphasis on the institutions and processes that exist to guarantee democracy and the forces that threaten to compromise it.

Now in its third edition and fully revised to reflect recent developments in the region, Politics Latin America ."Islam: A Living Faith represents a commendable effort to present Islam and Muslims in a simple but critical introduction that would work in classrooms at church-affiliated institutions in the North American context or in a secular classroom—that is, if one were to take out a few short concise and clear writing, as well as its frequent references to contemporary .MIAMI (RNS) In just one generation, Latin America has seen the number of people who identify themselves as Catholic plummet, with more people becoming Protestant or .