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Special Issue "Catholicism in Latin America"
A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444). This special issue belongs to the section "Religions and Health/Psychology/Social Sciences".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2023) | Viewed by 4498
Special Issue Editors
Interests: Religion; Global Catholicism; Cultural and Political Dimension of Globalization; Urban Studies Nationalism; Identity and Memory Politics; Revolution
Interests: Politics and Religion; Political Catholicism and Christian Democracy; Political Anthropology; Democracy; Authoritarianism and Revolution; Nationalism and the Politics of Memory
Special Issue Information
The Catholic Church in Latin America is—not for the first time in history—undergoing a series of political, social, and geopolitical transformations. The election of the Argentinian Pope Francis has raised hopes for a renaissance of Catholicism on the continent. At the grassroot level, Catholicism continues to exercise a crucial influence on culture and society, even if challenged by the astonishing rise of Pentecostalism and a plethora of emerging charismatic movements within and outside the church.
This special issue invites for contributions that zoom in on the complexities of Catholicism as lived religion in a Latin American and transnational setting. We are particularly interested in contributions that link case studies of locally lived religion with classical or emerging theoretical debates within the sociology and anthropology of religion.
Prof. Dr. Bjørn Thomassen
Dr. Rosario Forlenza
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Catholic Church
- Latin America
- lived religion
- sociology and anthropology of religion