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Religion in Latin America

Lee Penyak (Ed)Walter Petry (Ed)

Religion in Latin America

Lee Penyak (Ed)Walter Petry (Ed)

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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, Candomble 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.

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About "Religion in Latin America"

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, Candomble 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.
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Meet the Authors

Lee Penyak (Ed)

Leen M. Penyak is associate professor of history, director of Latin American Studies, and a member of Women's Studies at the University of Scranton. He edited, along with Walter J. Petry, "Religion in Latin America."

Walter Petry (Ed)

Walter J. Petry, emeritus professor of history at Fairfield University, was also director of Latin american and Caribbean Studies and of Black Studies. Petry co-edited "Religion in Latin America."

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  • Catalogue Code 254676
  • Product Code 1570756791
  • EAN 9781570756795
  • Pages 423
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Orbis
  • Publication Date Dec 2006
  • Dimensions 226 x 177 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.726kg

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