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Roman Catholicism in Latin America

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Roman Catholicism has long been the religion of peasant farmers in Europe and Latin America, and thus the tradition's ritual practices, annual calendar, and many cognitive and moral beliefs...

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Roman Catholicism in Latin America

Anna Peterson.

in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 1040 words.

Roman Catholicism has long been the religion of peasant farmers in Europe and Latin America, and thus the tradition's ritual

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Roman Catholicism in Latin America

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Roman Catholicism has long been the religion of peasant farmers in Europe and Latin America, and thus the tradition's ritual practices, annual calendar, and many cognitive and moral beliefs...

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II Countries and Regions, 11 Latin America: Constitutions in Trouble

Roberto Gargarella.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 14 pages. 5447 words.

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Latin American Catholic Societies

Paul E. Sigmund.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Christianity. 2672 words.

A large majority of Latin Americans identify themselves as Roman Catholics. Countries like Uruguay have very low rates of Catholic religious practice, and until recently Mexico and Cuba had...

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Religion and Environmental Struggles in Latin America

Lois Ann Lorentzen and Leavitt-Alcantara Salvador.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology

November 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Religion and Science; Christianity. 10483 words.

Latin America faces environmental crises that directly affect the health and well-being of its people, especially the poor. This essay discusses the involvement of religious groups in the...

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Latin American Religion in the News

Magali do Nascimento Cunha.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Christianity. 5879 words.

American readers relying solely on the New York Times for information could be forgiven for thinking that Christianity, specifically institutionalized Roman Catholicism, is Latin America's...

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Public Archaeology in Latin America

Pedro Paulo A. Funari and Marcia Bezerra.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 7263 words.

Latin America is a huge subcontinent encompassing a wide variety of physical landscapes and environments, and with different peoples, languages, and cultures, such as Portuguese, Spaniards,...

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Protestant Reactions

Peter Gardella.

in Innocent Ecstasy, Updated Edition

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 5315 words.

American Protestant writers made the sexual teaching in Roman Catholic moral theology more famous than Catholics ever intended it to be. Translating or quoting the Latin in Catholic...

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Mainline of the Protestant Worship in Latin America

Wilhelm Wachholz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religious Studies. 5629 words.

The Latin American Christian worship service celebrated in most of Latin America until the beginning of the 19th century was Catholic, particularly the one that was prior to the Catholic...

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Vatican Policy and Political Catholicism in Latin America before 1920

Stephen J. C. Andes.

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; History of the Americas. 13238 words.

The rise of the liberal state provoked Catholic reactions in the Vatican and in Latin America, but the divergent historical contexts separating Europe from the Americas produced different...

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Part IV Debates, Ch.44 Religion, Secularism, and International Law

Reut Yael Paz.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 16 pages. 8195 words.

This chapter explores the inseparable nature of the relationship between religion—more specifically, Christianity—secularism and international law. As the history of international law...

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Martin Luther in Latin America

Alicia Mayer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 10597 words.

Latin America has not been a well known field of Luther reception. Historic Latin American interpretations of Luther respond to ideological issues as well as historical circumstances. The...

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Luther in Latin America

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 10649 words.

Latin America has not been a well known field of Luther reception. Historic Latin American interpretations of Luther respond to ideological issues as well as historical circumstances. The...

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The Framework Convention in Historical and Global Perspective

Asbjørn Eide.

in The Rights of Minorities

August 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 24 pages. 9528 words.

This chapter explores some of the issues involved in placing the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) in its historical and its wider international...

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Nations

Armin von Bogdandy and Stefan Häuβler.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3894 words.

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III Factors, 29 “Religious Talk” in Narratives of Membership

Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 8727 words.

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Christianity in El Salvador

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Christianity came to El Salvador with the Spaniards who conquered the Pipil Indians in the 1520s. The country was part of the Spanish Captaincy General of Guatemala until 1821, a...

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Religion in the European Public Square and in European Public Life—Crucifixes in the Classroom?

Dominic McGoldrick.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 26752 words.

This article has two central objectives. First, to critique the proper place of religion in the public square of modern European secular societies. Secondly, to critique the proper role of...

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Campbell, Thomas

Craig D. Atwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 1231 words.

Campbell, Thomas (01 February 1763–04 January 1854), one of the early leaders of the Restoration movement in American Protestantism, was born in County Down, Ireland, the son of Archibald...

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