Latin America

Books

New Worlds, by John Lynch

With this synthesis of the 500-plus-year history of the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America, John Lynch has furnished an important and intricate piece of the puzzle of the story of global Christianity.

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Rendering Unto Caesar, by Anthony Gill, and Religious Politics in Latin America, by Brian H. Smith

Twenty years ago the churches in Latin America were viewed as playing a major role in resisting military dictatorships and in developing new revolutionary social models. Recently, attention has shifted to the remarkable growth of Latin American Pentecostal churches. In Brazil, Chile, Guatemala and elsewhere, as many Protestants as Catholics may be in church on any given weekend.

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Resistance and reconstruction

The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology, edited by Christopher Rowland

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National Insecurity, edited by Craig Eisendrath

Veteran diplomats, former congressional staff members and journalists who specialize in intelligence coverage join forces in this collection of essays to call for a total overhaul of U.S. intelligence strategy.