Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America / Edition 1

Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America / Edition 1

by Daniel H. Levine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807841501

ISBN-13: 9780807841501

Pub. Date: 06/20/1986

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807841501
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
06/20/1986
Edition description:
1
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Religion, the Poor, and Politics in Latin America Today3
2Ambivalence and Assumption in the Concept of Popular Religion24
3Latin America's Religious Populists42
4El Salvador: From Evangelization to Insurrection58
5Nicaragua: The Struggle for the Church79
6Brazil: The Catholic Church and Basic Christian Communities106
7Brazil: The Catholic Church and the Popular Movement in Nova Iguacu, 1974-1985124
8Chile: Deepening the Allegiance of Working-Class Sectors to the Church in the 1970s156
9Colombia: The Institutional Church and the Popular187
10Bolivia: Continuity and Conflict in Religious Discourse218
11Conflict and Renewal236
Select Bibliography257
Contributors261
Index263

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