Power, politics, and Pentecostals in Latin America / edited by Edward L. Cleary and Hannah W. Stewart-Gambino

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Subjects: Pentecostal churches--Latin America
Christianity and politics--Latin America--History--20th century
Latin America--Church history--20th century
Latin America--Politics and government--1980-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
LC Classification: B, BR
Physical Description: vii, 261 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Pentecostals, Prominence, and Politics / Edward L. Cleary 1
2. Pentecostals, Politics, and Public Space in Latin America / Michael Dodson 25
3. Pentecostalism and Women in Brazil / Cecilia Loreto Mariz, Maria das Dores Campos Machado 41
4. Private Power or Public Power: Pentecostalism, Base Communities, and Gender / Carol Ann Drogus 55
5. Interchurch Relations: Exclusion, Ecumenism, and the Poor / Guillermo Cook 77
6. Chilean Pentecostalism: Coming of Age / Edward L. Cleary, Juan Sepulveda 97
7. Pentecostalism, Conversions, and Politics in Brazil / Rowan Ireland 123
8. Guatemalan Pentecostals: Something of Their Own / Everett Wilson 139
9. Bricando el Charco/Jumping the Puddle: A Case Study of Pentecostalism's Journey from Puerto Rico to New York to Allentown, Pennsylvania / Anna Adams 163
10. The Sound of Tambourines: The Politics of Pentecostal Growth in El Salvador / Philip J. Williams 179
11. Pentecostals and Evangelicals in Venezuela: Consolidating Gains, Moving in New Directions / Bryan Froehle 201
12. Latin American Pentecostals: Old Stereotypes and New Challenges / Hannah W. Stewart-Gambino, Everett Wilson 227
About the Book 247
About the Editors and Contributors 249
Index 251
Additional Authors: Cleary, Edward L
Stewart-Gambino, Hannah W
Notes: LCCN: 96039896
ISBN: 081332128X
ISBN: 0813321298 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 35895213
ISBN/ISSN: 081332128X