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By Andrea Althoff

Two extraordinary, remarkable advancements shape a part of the truth of many Latin americans. fresh a long time have obvious the dramatic upward thrust of a brand new spiritual pluralism, particularly the unfold of Pentecostal Christianity - Catholic and Protestant alike - and the expansion of indigenous revitalization pursuits. This research analyzes those significant transitions, asking what roles ethnicity and ethnic identities play within the modern technique of non secular pluralism, equivalent to the expansion of the Protestant Pentecostal and neo-Pentecostal hobbies, the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, and the indigenous Maya circulation in Guatemala.

This publication goals to supply an realizing of the schedule of spiritual pursuits, their motivations, and their influence on society. one of these pursuit is urgently wanted in Guatemala, a postwar state experiencing acrimonious non secular pageant and a hugely contentious debate on spiritual pluralism. This quantity is suitable to students and scholars of Latin American stories, Sociology of faith, Anthropology, functional Theology, and Political Sciences.

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