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Title Conversion of a continent : contemporary religious change in Latin America / edited by Timothy J. Steigenga and Edward L. Cleary.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  204.2 C769 2007    ---  Available
Description vii, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding conversion in the Americas / Timothy J. Steigenga, Edward L. Cleary -- Analyzing conversion in Latin America: theoretical questions, methodological dilemmas, and comparative data from Argentina and Brazil / Alejandro Frigerio -- Conversion careers in Latin America: entering and leaving church among Pentecostals, Catholics, and Mormons / Henri Gooren -- Specialized spirits: conversion and the products of pneumacentric religion in Latin America's free market of faith / Andrew Chesnut -- Relational analysis of religious conversion and social change: networks and publics in Latin American evangelicalism / David Smilde -- Conversion from Afro-Brazilian religions to neo-Pentecostalism: opening new horizons of the possible / Patricia Birman -- Conversion to Afro-Brazilian religions in Buenos Aires: convincing interactions / Maria Julia Carozzi -- The Catholic charismatic renewal: revitalization movements and conversion / Edward L. Cleary -- Conversion to native spirituality in the Andes: from Corpus Christi to Inti Raymi / Rachel Corr -- Indigenous conversion to Catholicism: change of heart in Chiapas, Mexico / Christine Kovic -- Stop suffering? the Iglesia universal del reino de Dios in the United States / Virginia Garrard-Burnett -- Healing the nation: Pentecostal identity and social change in Bolivia / Jill M. Wightman -- The politics of Pentecostalized religion: conversion as Pentecostalization in Guatemala / Timothy J. Steigenga.
Subject Latin America -- Religion.
Added Author Steigenga, Timothy J., 1965-
Cleary, Edward L.
ISBN 0813542022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813542010 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813542014 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813542027 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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