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Christians and social change in Latin America

Latin American Evangelical Consultation on Church and Society (1st 1961 Huampani, Peru)

Christians and social change in Latin America

findings of the first Latin American Evangelical Consultation on Church and Society, 23rd to 27th Jyly, 1961, Huampani, Peru.

by Latin American Evangelical Consultation on Church and Society (1st 1961 Huampani, Peru)

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Published by Latin America Commission on Church and Society, Dept. on Church and Society of the World Council of Churches in Montevido, Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWorld Council of Churches. Division of Studies. Dept. on Church and Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21797062M

      With unsurpassed knowledge of Latin American history, John Lynch’s New Worlds: A Religious History of Latin America sets out to explore the reception of Christianity by native people and how it influenced their social and religious lives, from the Christian evangelists’ arrival in Latin America to the dictators of the late twentieth century. 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 from Pew Research Center , 69% of the Latin American population is Catholic and 19% is Protestant, rising to 22% in Brazil and over 40% in much of Central America.

    This book explores the transformations in religion in conjunction with political change. Professor Levine suggests, highlights the dynamic and dialectical interaction between religion and politics in general, and addresses the more universal problem of relating thought to action. Originally published in The uncle and niece team of Justo and Ondina González have put together a wonderful little book which does a good job of covering the past + years of Christianity in Latin America. After presenting the th Among the history books on my shelf are works covering general church history (with a strong European focus), Christianity in Asia /5(7).

    The Evangelical Christian politics in Latin America refers to the growing political influence and activism of the Evangelical Christian community in the region. Marginal at first, different news reports and political analysts have pointed the important weight that such community has and its impact in electoral politics, even helping in the electoral victories of conservative candidates.   "Those with interests in religion, social movements, political sociology, and Latin America should read it. For the undergraduate classroom, it offers an accessible account of an important contemporary process of social conflict and change."-Contemporary Sociology.


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