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
     
 

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?  See more details below

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

Ch. 1Introduction : religion and politics in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico1
Ch. 2The challenge of pentecostal protestantism to Catholic Latin America13
Ch. 3The "different religions, different politics" hypotheses : culture, resources, and political engagement27
Ch. 4Brazil47
Ch. 5Chile83
Ch. 6Mexico115
Ch. 7Conclusion : assessing the evidence for the "different religions, different politics" hypotheses147

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