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Guatemala has undergone an unprecedented conversion to Protestantism since the 1970s, so that thirty percent of its people now belong to Protestant churches, more than in any other Latin American nation. To illuminate some of the causes of this phenomenon, Virginia Garrard-Burnett here offers the first history in English of Protestantism in Guatemala, focusing specifically ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by University of Texas Press (first published 1998)
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Daniel Morgan
Apr 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
I think this was a great book, ESPECIALLY because it challenged my beliefs.

The author acknowledged in the introduction that for both Catholics and secular people in and outside Guatemala, "real" Guatemalan religion is baroque Catholicism and festivals and the Roman Catholic Church. There is a corresponding tendency to view Protestants as (circle one) heretics / perfidious cults / fifth column for the US / oppressive right-wing capitalists / generally wrong.

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