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Residual Masculinity and Gendered Charisma

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 considers gender and religious authority in the church through an investigation of men, masculinity, and testimony. The author argues that male converts reconcile the apparent antinomy ... More


“Lets Drink Together, My Dear!”: Persistent Ceremonies in a Changing Community

Catherine J. Allen

in Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033068
eISBN:
9780813038575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033068.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the deep, pervasive (and often problematic) role of ritual drinking in a small Quechua-speaking community from 1975 up to the present. It concentrates upon a high-altitude ... More


Christians Apart: Being and Becoming Pentecostal

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 is about the process of being and becoming Pentecostal and the specific ways in which converts negotiate evangelical identity on the ground, distinguishing themselves as Christians apart. ... More


Youth Gangs, Conversion, and Evangelical Moral Authority

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 looks at the manner in which Pentecostalism has come to epitomize the ideal form of Christianity for countless barrio residents as it considers how the church is viewed publically and the ... More


The Awakening of a Priest: “You have ruined the parish!”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 examines the crucial period of political awakening in Rodríguez’s life, an awakening experienced by many other priests and nuns in El Salvador. While serving as parish priest in Tecoluca, ... More


The Politics of Conversion to Islam in Southern Mexico

Sandra Cañas Cuevas

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses conversion processes to Islam among indigenous people in Southern Mexico, Chiapas. It focuses on the important role Maya women play throughout the religious conversion process. ... More


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