Latin America's Neo-Reformation: Religion's Influence on Contemporary Politics / Edition 1

Latin America's Neo-Reformation: Religion's Influence on Contemporary Politics / Edition 1

by Eric Patterson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415949726

ISBN-13: 9780415949729

Pub. Date: 01/04/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The purpose of this study is to focus on the intersection of religion and politics. Do different religions result in different politics? More specifically, are there significant contrasts between the political attitudes and behavior of Catholics and Protestants in Latin America?

Overview

The purpose of this study is to focus on the intersection of religion and politics. Do different religions result in different politics? More specifically, are there significant contrasts between the political attitudes and behavior of Catholics and Protestants in Latin America?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415949729
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/04/2005
Series:
Latin American Studies Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Religion and Politics in Brazil, Chile and Mexico
2. The Challenge of Pentecostal Protestantism to Catholic Latin America
3. The "Different-Religions, Different-Politics" Hypotheses: Culture, Resources and Political Engagement
4. Brazil
5. Chile
6. Mexico
7. Conclusion: Assessing the Evidence for the "Different-Religions, Different-Politics" Hypotheses
References
Appendix

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