The Brazilian popular church and the crisis of modernity / Manuel A. Vásquez

Author(s): Vásquez, Manuel A
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Subjects: Brazil--Church history--20th century
Catholic Church--Brazil--History--20th century
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Liberation theology--History
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
Series: Cambridge studies in ideology and religion 11
LC Classification: B, BX
Table of Contents: General ediiors' preface
Introduction 1
Pt. I. Background to the Crisis
1. The popular church's utopian project: ideological and theological bases 19
2. The consolidation of the igreja popular and its impact on Brazilian society 46
Pt. II. The Nature of the Crisis
3. The internal dimension: a crisis of participation 57
4. The external dimension: the growth of popular Pentecostalism 74
Pt. III. Explaining the Crisis
5. Intra-institutional explanations 101
6. The crisis in local perspective: a Brazilian base community 128
7. Brazilian capitalism since the 1980s: redefining the limits of the possible 171
Pt. IV. Reinterpreting the Crisis
8. The popular church and the crisis of modernity 211
9. Rethinking the popular church's project: lessons for this-worldly religious utopias 244
Conclusion 277
Bibliography 284
Index 301
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97006078 (OCoLC)36470156
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97006078
ISBN: 0511005059 (electronic bk.) :$69.95
ISBN: 0521585082
Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-300) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xv, 302 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 47009030
ISBN/ISSN: 0511005059

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