Religion in Latin America: A Documentary History
- Grade Level▼▲
- Media Type▼▲
- Author / Artist▼▲
- Top Rated▼▲
Number of Pages: 448
Vendor: Orbis Books
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Reason to Believe: Cultural Agency in Latin American EvangelicalismDavid SmildeUniversity of California Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback$39.94Availability: NewCBD Stock No: WW249431
History of Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1450-1990: A Documentary SourcebookWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Trade Paperback$36.00 Retail:
$40.00Save 10% ($4.00)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW828897
The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global SouthPhilip JenkinsOxford University Press / 2006 / Hardcover$87.88Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW300650
An Introduction to Third World TheologiesCambridge University Press / 2004 / Hardcover$115.88Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW93359
Walter J. Petry, professor emeritus at Fairfield University in Connecticut, was a professor of history and a director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Black Studies.
These carefully selected documents on the religions of Latin America begin with the arrival of Columbus and the existence and shape of indigenous religions at the time. This documentary history of nearly six hundred years includes Catholicism, Protestantism, Pentecostalism, Candomblé and Umbanda, Judaism, and the religions indigenous to Latin America.
The selection of documents underscores the realities of imperialism, racism, poverty, and injustice. Introductory material precedes each of the twenty-two divisions and each selection to give readers a historical perspective.