EVANGELICALS AND CATHOLICS TO THE SOUTH OF US
- Untitled. // America;1/7/1911, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p306
The article deals with the number of conversions from Protestantism to Catholicism in Vienna, Austria. Based on the Vienna municipal statistics for the first six months of the year 1910, the number who profess protestantism is about 100 per month out of a Catholic population of over 2,000,000...
- Vatican statistics on global Catholics has some surprises. Norton, John // Our Sunday Visitor;4/1/2012, Vol. 100 Issue 49, p2
The author comments on the findings of the annual report on global Catholic Church membership released in 2012.
- The spirit moves. Cleary, Edward L. // Commonweal;01/17/97, Vol. 124 Issue 1, p9
Looks into the reasons why Pentecostals thrive in Latin America. Stereotypes and allegations; Recruitment; Assets of Pentecostalism; Problems faced by Pentecostalism.
- Why is Latin America turning Protestant? Tapia, A. // Christianity Today;4/6/92, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p28
Investigates the phenomenal growth of Protestantism in Latin America. Statistics of evangelical successes throughout the region; Response from the Catholic church, which is losing its dominance in Latin America; Impact on the region's culture; Problems facing evangelical churches in Latin America.
- A new reformation. Escobar, S. // Christianity Today;4/6/92, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p30
Evaluates several theories as to why Protestantism has grown dramatically in Latin America. Overview of the conspiracy theory and that of sociologism; Why they are seriously flawed; Four conclusions about Latin American Protestantism that are legitimate; Comments on a book on the subject,...
- The many faces of los Evangelicos. Paredes, T. // Christianity Today;4/6/92, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p34
Studies the diverse facets of evangelicalism in Latin America. How it cuts across virtually all of Latin America's ethnic and geographical lines; Social benefits of the spread of evangelicalism; Contrast between Pentecostal and non-Pentecostal groups; Varying church sizes.
- Growing pains. Cook, G. // Christianity Today;4/6/92, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p36
Considers five factors that have weakened evangelicals' effectiveness in Latin America. Superficial discipleship; Lack of distinctiveness from surrounding culture; Lack of identity; Slowdown in upward mobility; Increasingly activist and simplistic responses to social crisis; Uncertain future.
- Great things to come. Howard, D.M. // Christianity Today;4/6/92, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p39
Analyzes the status of Protestantism in Latin America today. Reasons for hope, including the growth of churches, and the awakening of social concerns among evangelicals; Areas of challenge, such as people leaving the church and Roman Catholic backlash; Future forecast.
- Looking north at a world of self. Gallagher, Michael P. // America;8/15/1987, Vol. 157 Issue 4, p82
The spiritual poverty & subjectivity of a first-world film, `Hannah & Her Sisters' evokes reflections on the richness of a third-world faith. Latin America is a culture of community, rural in its rhythms even in the barrios of the cities. And the God they speak to seems unlonely, too,...