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Holy saints and fiery preachers : the anthropology of Protestantism in Mexico and Central America / edited by James W. Dow and Alan R. Sandstrom.

Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Series:
Religion in the age of transformation, 1087-2388
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 298 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Protestantism -- Mexico.
Conversion -- Christianity -- Social aspects -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Church history -- 20th century.
Protestantism -- Central America.
Conversion -- Christianity -- Social aspects -- Central America.
Central America -- Church history -- 20th century.
Contents:
Protestantism in Mesoamerica: the old within the new / James W. Dow
Evangelicals in the Lower Mayo Valley / Mary I. O'Connor
Religious affiliation in Indian Mexico / Carlos Garma
Demographic factors affecting Protestant conversions in three Mexican villages / James W. Dow
Looking for a system of order in life: Jehovah's Witnesses in Mexico / Patricia Fortuny Loret de Mola
Godparenthood ties among Zapotec women and the effects of Protestant conversion / Nicole L. Sault
The Maya Pentecost / Garrett W. Cook
Reconsidering Protestant growth in Guatemala, 1900-1995 / Henri Gooren
Making one our word: Protestant Q'eqchi' Mayas in Highland Guatemala / Abigail E. Adams
Pastors, preachers, or prophets? Cultural conflict and continuity in Maya Protestant leadership / David Scotchmer
Conclusion: anthropological perspectives on Protestant conversion in Mesoamerica / Alan R. Sandstrom.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Dow, James.
Sandstrom, Alan R.
ISBN:
0275958523 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
45263971
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