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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Latin America,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 255-259.

      Statementby Frederick C. Turner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1426.2 .T87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4767119M
      ISBN 100807811645
      LC Control Number78123100

      (shelved 1 time as latin-american-history-and-politics) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Latin America In history of Latin America: Institutional, legal, and intellectual developments Church organizations, which in the Spanish scheme of things were part of the overall governmental framework (the crown appointed bishops and many other high officials of the church), also came into the central areas in force on the heels of the conquest. The movement has rapidly acquired an indigenous Latin American character and is now returning to the United States through migration and is affecting Catholicism in the United States. Cleary has witnessed firsthand the birth and maturing of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Latin America as both a social scientist and a Dominican missionary.


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Catholicism and Political Development in Latin AmericaCited by: Harvey F. Kline is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Alabama. He is the author of numerous books including Colombia: Democracy Under Assault, A Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development, Historical Dictionary of Colombia, Showing Teeth to the Dragons, and Chronicle of a Failure Foretold, among others.

Cited by: Book Description: One cannot understand Latin America without understanding the history of the Catholic Church in the region.

Catholicism has been predominant in Latin America and it has played a definitive role in its development. Iêda Siqueira Wiarda; Catholicism and Political Development in Latin America.

By Frederick C. Turner. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 27Author: Iêda Siqueira Wiarda. Roman Catholicism, Christian church that has been the decisive spiritual force in the history of Western civilization. Along with Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestantism, it is one of the three major branches of Christianity.

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