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Rendering unto Caesar : the Catholic Church and the state in Latin America

Author: Anthony James Gill
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
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Nowhere has the relationship between state and church been more volatile in recent decades than in Latin America. Anthony Gill's controversial book not only explains why Catholic leaders in some countries came to oppose dictatorial rule but, equally important, why many did not.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gill, Anthony James.
Rendering unto Caesar.
Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 1998
(DLC) 97019432
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony James Gill
ISBN: 0226294056 9780226294056 9780226293851 0226293858 0226293831 9780226293837
OCLC Number: 45732883
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Caesar and the Church --
A Brief History of Church-State Relations in Latin America --
An Economic Model of Church-State Relations --
Luther's Shadow: Protestant Competition and the Catholic Response --
Chile: A Preferential Option for the Poor --
Argentina: Complicity with the Devil --
The Institutional Limits of Catholic Progressivism --
Postscript --
Appendix: Rationality and Religion.
Responsibility: Anthony Gill.


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