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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761800392
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 10/10/1995
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Satya R. Pattnayak is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Villanova University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Social Change, Political Competition, and Religious Innovation in Latin America: An Introduction Chapter 2 Religious Change, Empowerment and Power: Reflections on Latin American Experience Chapter 3 The Transformation of Catholic Social Thought in Latin America: Christian Democracy, Liberation Theology, and the New Catholic Right Chapter 4 The Chilean Church and the Transition to Democracy Chapter 5 From Theologies of Liberation to Theologies of Inculturation: Aymara Catechists and the Second Evangelization in Highlands Bolivia Chapter 6 Religious Competition in Contemporary Venezuela Chapter 7 Brazil: State Subsidization and the Church Since 1930 Chapter 8 Latin American Politics: Exit the Catholic Church? Chapter 9 The Embeddedness of Religion and Politics: An Epilogue Chapter 10 Appendix: The Institutional Capacity of the Catholic Church: An Evaluation; Select Bibliography Chapter 11 Contributors Chapter 12 Index

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