Latino Protestants in America

The book brings together the best existing scholarship on this group with original research to offer a nuanced picture of Latino Protestants in America, from worship practices to political engagement.

Latino Protestants in America

Latino Protestantism is growing rapidly in the United States. Researchers estimate that by 2030 half of all Latinos in America will be Protestant. This remarkable growth is not just about numbers. The rise of Latino Protestants will impact the changing nature of American politics, economics, and religion. Latino Protestants in America takes readers inside the numbers to highlight the many reasons Latino Protestants are growing as well as the diversity of this group. The book brings together the best existing scholarship on this group with original research to offer a nuanced picture of Latino Protestants in America, from worship practices to political engagement. The narrative helps readers move beyond misconceptions about Latino religion and offers a window into the diverse ways that religion plays out in real life. Latino Protestants in America is an essential resource for anyone interested in the beliefs and practices of this group, as well as the implications for its growth and areas for further study.

Latino Protestants in America

Latino Protestants in America takes readers inside the numbers to highlight the many reasons Latino Protestants are growing, the diversity of this group, and the implications of this growth on politics, economics, religion, and more.

Latino Protestants in America

Researchers estimate that by 2030 half of all Latinos in America will be Protestant. Latino Protestants in America takes readers inside the numbers to highlight the many reasons Latino Protestants are growing, the diversity of this group, and the implications of this growth on politics, economics, religion, and more.

The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States

The first major historical overview of one of America's most vibrant Christian movements This groundbreaking book by Juan Francisco Martínez provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early ...

The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States

The first major historical overview of one of America's most vibrant Christian movements This groundbreaking book by Juan Francisco Martínez provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Beginning with a description of the diverse Latino Protestant community and a summary of his own historiographical approach, Martínez then examines six major periods in the history of American Latino Protestantism, paying special attention to key social, political, and religious issues—including immigration policies, migration patterns, enculturation and assimilation, and others—that framed its development and diversification during each period. He concludes by outlining the challenges currently facing Latino Protestants in the United States and considering what Latino Protestantism might look like in the future. Offering vital insights into key leaders, eras, and trends in Latino Protestantism, Martínez's work will prove an invaluable resource for all who are seeking to understand this rapidly growing US demographic.

The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States

This groundbreaking book by Juan Francisco Martínez provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present.

The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States

This groundbreaking book by Juan Francisco Martínez provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Beginning with a description of the diverse Latino Protestant community and a summary of his own historiographical approach, Martínez then examines six major periods in the history of American Latino Protestantism, paying special attention to key social, political, and religious issues--including immigration policies, migration patterns, enculturation and assimilation, and others--that framed its development and diversification during each period. He concludes by outlining the challenges currently facing Latino Protestants in the United States and considering what Latino Protestantism might look like in the future. --

Latino Pentecostals in America

Latino Protestants and non-Catholic Christians make up 25 to 33 percent of the U.S. Latino community (53 million) depending on the survey, sample size and type, and how respondents are counted, measured, and classified.

Latino Pentecostals in America

Today 12.5 million U.S. Latinos self-identify as Protestant, and Assemblies of God is the destination for one out of four converts. Gastón Espinosa reveals the church's struggle for indigenous leadership, racial equality, women in the ministry, and immigration reform and shows why "Silent Pentacostals" are an activist voice in Evangelical politics.

Los Protestantes An Introduction to Latino Protestantism in the United States

As Pentecostalism developed in Latin America, another common, though derogatory, term that Catholics used to describe ... Because of the links to Latin American Protestantism, and a similar relationship to Catholicism within the Latino ...

Los Protestantes  An Introduction to Latino Protestantism in the United States

Contradicting the widely held but false belief that all Latinos are Catholic, this book offers a concise one-volume introduction to America's Latino Protestants, the fastest growing segment of U.S. Protestantism today. • A graph charting the various types of Latino identification with Latino culture • A graph showing the implications of this identification for probable church attendance • An extensive bibliography of most published materials on Latino Protestantism since the mid-19th century

Los Protestantes

Contradicting the widely held but false belief that all Latinos are Catholic, this book offers a concise one-volume introduction to America's Latino Protestants, the fastest growing segment of U.S. Protestantism today.

Los Protestantes

Contradicting the widely held but false belief that all Latinos are Catholic, this book offers a concise one-volume introduction to America's Latino Protestants, the fastest growing segment of U.S. Protestantism today. * A graph charting the various types of Latino identification with Latino culture * A graph showing the implications of this identification for probable church attendance * An extensive bibliography of most published materials on Latino Protestantism since the mid-19th century

Faces of Latin American Protestantism

Miguez reflects on Latin American Protestantism, considering the liberal, evangelical, and pentecosal facets, and then explores theologically the tasks of unity and mission still before Latin American Protestant churches.

Faces of Latin American Protestantism

Miguez reflects on Latin American Protestantism, considering the liberal, evangelical, and pentecosal facets, and then explores theologically the tasks of unity and mission still before Latin American Protestant churches.

Rethinking Protestantism in Latin America

The diverse case studies in this volume explore facets of the movement such as the role of women, the connection with Catholic mysticism, the politics of supposedly conservative evangelical missionaries, and the implications for existing ...

Rethinking Protestantism in Latin America

Born-again Protestantism in South and Central America is expected to attract one-quarter to one-third of the population by early in the twenty-first century. The diverse case studies in this volume explore facets of the movement such as the role of women, the connection with Catholic mysticism, the politics of supposedly conservative evangelical missionaries, and the implications for existing patterns of authority. Author note: Virginia Garrard-Burnett is Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Latin American Studies and Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin. David Stoll has taught at New York University and is the author of three other books, including Is Latin American Turning Protestant?

Mexican American Religions

22 Teresa Chávez Sauceda, “Race, Religion, and La Raza: An Exploration of the Racialization of Latinos in United the States and the Role of the Protestant Church,” in Protestantes/Protestants: Hispanic Christianity within Mainline ...

Mexican American Religions

Mexican American Religions is a concise introduction to the religious life of Mexican American people in the United States. This accessible volume uses historical narrative to explore the complex religious experiences and practices that have shaped Mexican American life in North America. It addresses the religious impact of U.S. imperial expansion into formerly Mexican territory and examines how religion intertwines with Mexican and Mexican American migration into and within the United States. This book also delves into the particularities and challenges faced by Mexican American Catholics in the United States, the development and spread of Mexican American Protestantism and Pentecostalism, and a growing religious diversity. Topics covered include: Mesoamerican religions Iberian religion and colonial evangelization of New Spain The Colonial era Religion in the Mexican period The U.S.-Mexican War and the racialization of Mexican American religion Mexican migration and the Catholic Church Mexican American Protestants Mexican American Evangelical and Charismatic Christianity Mexican American Catholics in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries Curanderismo Religion and Mexican American civil rights Pilgrimage and borderland connections Mexican American Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, and Secularism Mexican American Religions provides an overview of this incredibly diverse community and its ongoing cultural contribution. Ideal for students and scholars approaching the topic for the first time, the book includes sections in each chapter that focus on Mexican American religion in practice.

Introduction to the U S Latina and Latino Religious Experience

Habana, Cuba in 1929, the congress marked a rupture of Latin American Protestantism with imperialist elements. It issued in the development of a Latin American identity of the Protestant missionary movement in Mexico, Columbia, ...

Introduction to the U S  Latina and Latino Religious Experience

This is the first single volume on the U.S. Latina/Latino religious experience. It features a comprehensive treatment of this large ethnic group, including thematic chapters detailing the roles that cultural phenomena such as art, film, and politics play in the U.S. Latina/Latino religious experience.

Los Evangelicos

From many different perspectives, the authors of this book present a growing, enthusiastic church ready to serve the Lord. The portraits show how much has been done and yet how much remains to do. There are many more stories to tell.

Los Evangelicos

Los Evangelicos: Portraits of Latino Protestantism in the United States is a small contribution to a much larger project. It is part of CEHILA's (the Commission for the Study of the History of the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean) effort to write church history from the perspective of those who have had no voice, those who have not been allowed to reflect on their own history. It serves as a call to gather more "snapshots" of Latino Protestantism, to organize these portraits according to different interpretive schemes, to analyze the photos with their historical contexts in mind, and to utilize these results to challenge the traditional ways in which the history of Christianity in the United States is generally told. This book is proof that there are women and men in the Protestant Latino church in the United States with the ability to carry out these tasks. Yet an exhaustive history of Latino Protestantism in the United States is still missing. The Latino Protestant community needs people to rise up and interpret within wider contexts the stories told in this volume and elsewhere. Telling our stories is both a testimony that God has been present in our pilgrimage and a confession regarding the future. The same God who accompanied us this far will remain among us. Thus, we will keep collecting portraits and preparing to take new snapshots of whatever God may do in the future. Our "photo album" closes at a dynamic moment for Latino Protestant churches in the United States. From many different perspectives, the authors of this book present a growing, enthusiastic church ready to serve the Lord. The portraits show how much has been done and yet how much remains to do. There are many more stories to tell.

Hispanic American Religious Cultures

It is the first comprehensive work to provide historic contexts for the many religious identities expressed among Hispanic Americans.

Hispanic American Religious Cultures


Introducing Latinx Theologies

Los Protestantes: An Introduction to Latino Protestantism in the United States. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2011. ———. Sea La Luz: The Making of Mexican Protestantism in the American Southwest, 1829–1900. Denton: University of North Texas ...

Introducing Latinx Theologies


Protestant Hispanic Churches of Oregon

Puebla, Mexico: Ediciones las Américas, 1973. Argüello, Ramón. Historia de Primera Iglesia Hispana Ebenezery las iglesias pioneras del área metropolitana de Portland. unpublished mss., nd. Armendariz, Rubén. “The Protestant Hispanic ...

Protestant Hispanic Churches of Oregon

The number of Hispanics living in Oregon has burgeoned over the past several decades. The number of Spanish-speaking churches in the state has also grown exponentially. However, most non-Hispanic Oregonians know very little about the Hispanic population. This lack of knowledge about Latinos, and about Hispanic ministries specifically, is found among academics and Anglo Protestants alike. This book is the result of my desire to provide information that will serve as a bridge between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking churches and facilitate understanding between groups in the broader population, and provide a well-documented study for the academy.

Is Latin America Turning Protestant

Protestants are making phenomenal gains in Latin America. This is the first general account of the evangelical challenge to Catholic predominance, with special attention to the collision with liberation theology in Central America.

Is Latin America Turning Protestant

Protestants are making phenomenal gains in Latin America. This is the first general account of the evangelical challenge to Catholic predominance, with special attention to the collision with liberation theology in Central America. David Stoll reinterprets the "invasion of the sects" as an evangelical awakening, part of a wider religious reformation which could redefine the basis of Latin American politics.

The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America

Yet Catholicism shapes Protestant practice just as Protestantism shapes Catholic practice. Latino piety often shows the lingering traces of Roman Catholic heritage. A large proportion of those with Latin American connections report that ...

The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America

The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America covers religious history in Latin America from pre-Conquest times until the present. This timely publication is important, firstly, because of the historical and contemporary centrality of religion in the life of Latin America, a region which has been growing in global importance; secondly, for the rapid process of religious change which the region is undergoing; and thirdly, for the region's religious distinctiveness in global comparative terms, which contributes to its importance for debates over religion, globalization, and modernity, not least because Latin America now has more Catholics and more Pentecostals than any other region of the world. Unlike most works on religion in the region, and in recognition of recent strides in scholarship, this volume addresses the breadth of Latin American religion, including religions of the African diaspora, indigenous spiritual expressions, new religious movements, alternative spiritualities, and secularizing tendencies.

Protestantism in Latin America a Bibliographical Guide

An annotated bibliography of selected references mainly in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Protestantism in Latin America  a Bibliographical Guide

An annotated bibliography of selected references mainly in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

The American Latino

The largest Protestant affiliation is Evangelical or born-again (16 percent of Latinos; 73 percent of Latino Protestants), many of whom are Pentecostals (29 percent of Latino Protestants). Thirty-eight percent of Latino Protestants ...

The American Latino

The American Latino: Psychodynamic Perspectives on Culture and Mental Health Issues focuses on the culture of the Hispanic population in the United States and replaces stereotypes with portrayals based on factual information. The scope of the material covered is vast and includes the topics of ethnic identity, gender roles, religion and spirituality, family resilience, and the joys and sufferings of leading a bicultural life. Opening with a thorough survey of Latin-American immigration to the United States and closing with an illustration-rich discourse on being a Hispanic-American psychotherapist in this country, the contributors examines with both normative and psychopathological realms. Help-seeking patterns, vulnerability of some Hispanic youth to drugs and gang-related affiliations, and the fine technical adjustments in conducting psychotherapy with individuals of this growing subpopulation are elucidated with great compassion and empathy. The American Latino is a shining document of the coexistence of universal similarity and cultural uniqueness of the human psyche. Reading it will enhance knowledge, enrich attunement, and sharpen therapeutic skills for working with Latin American clients.