Knowledge (Palgrave Philosophy Today)

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This issue, edited by LACC Director of Research and Colombian Studies Institute Director, Ana Maria Bidegain, presents today’s Latin American and Caribbean religious landscape through different lenses: country profiles (Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia); sub-regional monographs (River Plate and the Caribbean); vignettes on the evolution of particular religious denominations (Christian, Islamic, and Judaic), communities (indige- nous Pentecostals) and practices (New World African religion).

Pages: 161

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2009 edition (July 15, 2009)

ISBN: 0230019447

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