Christianity in Latin America: A History by Justo L. González,Ondina E. González

By Justo L. González,Ondina E. González

From the coming of the conquistadores within the 15th century to the unfold of the Pentecostal stream this day, Christianity has moulded, coerced, refashioned, and enriched Latin the United States. Likewise, Christianity has been replaced, criticized, and renewed because it crossed the Atlantic. those alterations now impact its perform and realizing, not just in South and principal the US and the Caribbean, but additionally - via immigration and international verbal exchange - around the globe. concentrating on this jointly constitutive courting, Christianity in Latin the USA provides the $64000 encounters among humans, rules, and occasions of this huge, heterogeneous topic. In doing so, it takes readers on a desirable trip of explorers, missionaries, farmers, mystics, charlatans, evangelists, dictators, and martyrs. This ebook deals an available and fascinating assessment of the heritage of Christianity in Latin the United States with a broadly ecumenical concentration to foster figuring out of some of the forces shaping either Christianity and the region.

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