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Religion and Politics in Latin America: The Catholic Church in Venezuela and Colombia
Religion and Politics in Latin America: The Catholic Church in Venezuela and Colombia
By Daniel H. Levine
Princeton University Press, 1981, 342 pp
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Thoughtful analysis and speculation are directed to religion and politics as the locus in which the relationship of thought to action, present and future, is worked out in institutional contexts. Latin America is in a state of cultural crisis, and "deep questioning and rapid transformation of the bases, legitimacy, and symbolic expressions of religion, politics, and social life in general are common throughout the region."