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17.55, Introduction to Latin American Studies, Fall 2006 Prof. Chappell Lawson Session 16: Day of the Dead and Religion in Latin America Religion and Religious Experience Levine, Daniel. "From Church and State to Religion and Politics and Back Again." World Affairs 150, no. 2 (Fall 1987): 93-108. Bruncan, Thomas C., and W. E. Hewitt. "Patterns of Church Influence in Brazil's Political Transition." Comparative Politics 22, no. 1 (October 1989): 39-62. Froehle, Bryan T. "Religious Competition, Community Building, and Democracy in Latin America: Grassroots Religious Organizations in Venezuela." Sociology of Religion 55, no. 2 (Summer 1994): 145-62. Aguilar, Edwin Eloy, Jose Miguel Sandoval, Timothy J. Steigenga, and Kenneth Coleman. "Protestantism in El Salvador: Conventional Wisdom versus Survey Evidence." Latin American Research Review 28, no. 2 (1993): 119-41. Gaskill, Newton J. "Rethinking Protestantism and democratic consolidation in Latin America." Sociology of Religion 58 , no. 1 (Spring 1997): 69-91. Adriance, Madeleine. "Base communities and rural mobilization in northern Brazil." Sociology of Religion 55, no. 2 (Summer 1994): 163-188. Camp, Roderic Ai. Crossing Swords: Politics and Religion in Mexico . New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0195107845. What gives life meaning? Family matters, but family can cause problems. What then holds it together? Community ties are crucial, but what gives community strength? All of this is especially important for the poor Timeline 1891: Pope Leo XIII advocates protecting poor and promoting social justice as part of Church doctrine; still not the primary focus of Church teachings
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