Offers a uniquely detailed account of Christianity in Latin America and the Caribbean through empirical data and original analysis.
Contains profiles of Christianity in every country in Latin America and the Caribbean, coupled with attractive presentations of statistical and demographic information
Analyses leading features and current trends in Christianity in Latin America and the Caribbean, featuring local scholars with expertise in their field
Examines each of the major Christian traditions in Latin America and the Caribbean: Protestants, Independents, Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Evangelicals and Pentecostals/Charismatics
Explores key themes such as faith and culture, worship and spirituality, theology, social and political engagement, mission and evangelism, religious freedom, gender, inter-faith relations, Afro-descendants, migration, indigenous peoples, persecution and martyrdom
This volume is the sixth in a series of reference works that takes the analysis of worldwide Christianity to a deeper level of detail. It focuses on Christianity in Latin America and the Caribbean, covering every country and offering both reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes, and examines current trends. As a comprehensive account of the presence of Christianity in every country in Latin America, this volume will become a standard work of reference in its field.