Christianity in Latin America: A History

Christianity in Latin America: A History

by Justo L. Gonzalez, Ondina E. Gonzalez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521681928

ISBN-13: 9780521681926

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Christianity has had an undeniable impact on Latin America, which has in turn transformed Christianity itself. Focusing on this mutually constitutive relationship, Christianity in Latin America presents the important encounters between people, ideas, and events of this large, heterogeneous subject. This book offers an accessible and engaging review of the history

Overview

Christianity has had an undeniable impact on Latin America, which has in turn transformed Christianity itself. Focusing on this mutually constitutive relationship, Christianity in Latin America presents the important encounters between people, ideas, and events of this large, heterogeneous subject. This book offers an accessible and engaging review of the history of Christianity in Latin America with a widely ecumenical focus to foster understanding of the various forces shaping both Christianity and the region.

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ISBN-13:
9780521681926
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Foundations; 2. The arrival of Christianity; 3. The shaping of faith; 4. Reform movements; 5. The church in turmoil; 6. The church's new place; 7. Protestant immigrants; 8. An expanding Protestant presence; 9. Catholicism after Vatican II; 10. Pentecostalism and autochthonous movements; 11. By way of conclusion.

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