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More Than Opium: Anthropological Approach to Latin American and Caribbean Pentecostal Praxis

More Than Opium: Anthropological Approach to Latin American and Caribbean Pentecostal Praxis (Hardback)

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This collection of articles is based on an earlier book in Spanish, entitled Algo mas que opio, which was published in 1991 by DEI in Costa Rica. The present edition appears in response to the accelerated rate of expansion in recent years of the region's Pentecostalism. The editors have updated the original edition with five chapters (three written by Latin American anthropologists) as well as three revised chapters. Two chapters were translated without modification. In this diverse collection, the authors address the expansion of Pentecostalism; the gender dimension; the analysis of discourse and practice; the power dimension; comparisons with similar, competing groups; the urban/rural comparison; and the contribution of Pentecostalism to the resolution of social problems.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian Churches & denominations Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 28/05/1998 ISBN-13: 9780810833906  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Barbara Boudewijnse studied cultural anthropology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and religion at the State University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Andre Droogers is Professor of Anthropology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He has lectured and done fieldwork in Zaire and Brazil. Frans Kamsteeg has done fieldwork in Peru and Chile. He is also the author of Prophetic Pentecostalism in Chile (Scarecrow, 1998).

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