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Catholic Innovation in a Changing Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Thomas Griffin Sanders
Categories: Christian sociology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

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The Church in Brazil
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Thomas C. Bruneau
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-23 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

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In 1980, Brazil was the largest Roman Catholic country in the world, with 90 percent of its more than 120 million people numbered among the faithful. The Church
Handbook of Social Movements across Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 381
Authors: Paul Almeida
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-14 - Publisher: Springer

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This handbook covers social movement activities in Latin American countries that have had profound consequences on the political culture of the region. It exami
Religion and Politics in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Daniel H. Levine
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

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This book explores the transformations in religion in conjunction with political change. Professor Levine suggests, highlights the dynamic and dialectical inter
Church and Politics in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Dermot Keogh
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-06-18 - Publisher: Springer

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Complex and profound changes have been taking place in the Latin American Catholic Church in the 20th century which have often been misunderstood and misreprese
The Church and Politics in Chile
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Brian H. Smith
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

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Clarifying the growing role of the Latin American Catholic Church as an agent of social change, Brian H. Smith discusses the prophetic function of the Chilean C
Popular Voices in Latin American Catholicism
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Daniel H. Levine
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

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Throughout Latin America, observers and activists have found in religion a promise of deep and long-lasting democratization. But for religion to change culture
The Emergence of Liberation Theology
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Christian Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-08-27 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Liberation theology is a school of Roman Catholic thought which teaches that a primary duty of the church must be to promote social and economic justice. In thi
Rendering unto Caesar
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Anthony Gill
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Nowhere has the relationship between state and church been more volatile in recent decades than in Latin America. Anthony Gill's controversial book not only exp
The Church and Labour in Colombia
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kenneth Medhurst
Categories: Church and labor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

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