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Latino religions and civic activism in the United States

Author: edited by Gastγ̐ưon Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, Jesse Miranda. Espinosa, Gastγ̐ưon. ; ; Gastón Espinosa; Virgilio P Elizondo; Jesse Miranda
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Presenting 16 new essays addressing important issues, movements & personalities in Latino religions in America, this book aims to overthrow the stereotype that Latinos are politically passive & that their churches have supported the status quo, failing to engage in or support the struggle for civil rights & social justice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Latino religions and civic activism in the United States.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004008801
(OCoLC)55015534
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: edited by Gastγ̐ưon Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, Jesse Miranda. Espinosa, Gastγ̐ưon. ; ; Gastón Espinosa; Virgilio P Elizondo; Jesse Miranda
ISBN: 9781429438315 1429438312 9780195162271 0195162277 9780195162288 0195162285 1280838426 9781280838422 0195347501 9780195347500 9786610838424 6610838429
OCLC Number: 79854063
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Historical struggles --
Conquest, faith and resistance in the southwest / Timothy Matovina --
The mysticism and social action of César chávez / Stephen Lloyd Moffett --
César Chávez and the religion of revolution / Luis León --
"In the outer boundaries ..." : Pentecostalism, politics and Reies López Tijerina's civic activism / Rudy Busto --
Padres : Latino community priests and social action / Mario T. García --
The challenges and consequences of being Latina, Catholic, and feminist / Lara Medina --
The Mexican American cultural center and the politics of spiritual empowerment / Socorro Castañeda --
Ya basta! latino : a Protestant activism in the Chicano and farm worker movements / Paul Barton --
Fe y acción social : Hispanic churches in faith-based community organizing / Richard L. Wood --
"Dangerous times call for risky responses" : Latino immigration and sanctuary, 1981-2001 / María Cristina García --
Part II: Contemporary struggles --
Public lives in American Hispanic churches : expanding the paradigm / Daniel Ramírez --
The ladies are warriors : Latina Pentecostalism and Faith-based Activism in New York City / Elizabeth Rios --
Chains of liberation : poverty and social action in the universal church of the kingdom of God / Jill DeTemple --
"The Lord requires justice" : lessons on leadership from the African-American church for Mexican American Catholics / Alberto Pulido and Santo Vega --
Pray for Elián : religion and politics in Miami / Miguel de la Torre --
Intifada : church state conflict in Vieques, Puerto Rico / Lester McGrath-Andino --
Assessing and interpreting 150 years of U.S. Latino faith-based activism --
Latino clergy and churches in faith-based political and social action in the United States / Gastón Espinosa --
Assessing and interpreting 150 years of Latino faith-based action / Gastón Espinosa, Viriglio Elizondo, and Jesse Miranda.
Responsibility: edited by Gastón Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, Jesse Miranda.

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