The Catholic Church and Social Change in Nicaragua
This book presents an in-depth, uniquely historical perspective on Nicaragua, focusing on the key role of the Catholic Church in the political, social, and religious issues that confront this country today. It examines the profound transformation of the Church via the radical approach of liberation theology and the development of the clergy's socio-political alliances in Nicaragua. Foroohar's analysis highlights the complex role of religion in politics and social change in Latin America.
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The Catholic Church in Nicaragua
Economic Formation and Sociopolitical Conflict
The Response of Latin American Catholics
Implementation of Liberation Theology
The 1972 Earthquake and the Aftermath
The FSLN and the Progressive Church
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Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Culture in Nicaragua
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