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Latino religions and civic activism in the United States

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hispanic Americans -- Religion,
    • Religion and sociology -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-340) and index.

      Statementedited by Gastón Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, Jesse Miranda.
      ContributionsEspinosa, Gastón., Elizondo, Virgilio P., Miranda, Jesse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR563.H57 L38 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 350 p. :
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3291768M
      ISBN 100195162277, 0195162285
      LC Control Number2004008801

        Throughout the s, Latino-American and Mexican-American history departments opened at many major universities. In , the Latino and Hispanic communities raised formalized their political activism with La Raza Unida Party, based in Corpus Christi Texas. Chapters gradually opened in cities across the country. In a new book, ”Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation,” the two combine census data, opinion surveys and focus groups to.

        El Santuario de Chimayo, New Mexico. National Park Service. This American Latino Theme Study essay explores Latino religion and spirituality in the United States, including community formation and development, education, immigration, and rites of passage. It also addresses the influence of Latino religious and spiritual practices on the American religious landscape. 2 Immigration to the United States: Current Trends in Historical Perspective INTRODUCTION. More than 40 million persons living in the United States were born in other countries, and almost an equal number—the second generation—have at least one parent who was born abroad.

        In his upcoming book, "Brown Church,” author Robert Chao Romero delves into a year history of Latino Christian social justice activism in Latin America and the United States. Faith in Action, formerly known as PICO National Network, is a national network of faith-based community organizations in the United States. The organization is headquartered in Oakland, California, with additional offices in San Diego and Washington, D.C. The organization believes in a society free of economic oppression, racism and discrimination.


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The Latino community in the United States is commonly stereotyped as Roman Catholic and politically passive. Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States challenges and revises these stereotypes by demonstrating the critical influence of Latino Catholics, Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Mainline Protestants, and others on political, civic, and social engagement in the United States 5/5(1).

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This book presents sixteen chapters addressing important issues, personalities, and movements in Latino religions in America. The book's purpose is to overthrow the longstanding stereotype that Latinos are politically passive and that their churches have supported the status quo, failing to engage in or support that struggle for civil rights and social justice.

This excellent book provides the most comprehensive portrait to date of U.S. Latino religions and politics. It challenges previous stereotypes, advances our understanding of the connection between religion and civic activism, and maps out this diverse community and its changing styles of political and civic engagement/5(3).

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Gastón Espinosa is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Claremont McKenna College. His books include Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States and Rethinking Latino Religions and Identity. Mario T. García is Professor of History and Chicano Studies at.

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Cuban Refugee Center, Miami, FL. USDHEW This American Latino Theme Study essay focuses on formal and informal efforts by various American Latino groups in the 19th and 20th centuries for full political and civic inclusion as citizens of the United States, including the development of Latino political activist groups, the struggle for civil rights, and the fight for full electoral rights for.

Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States; Introduction: U.S. Latino Religions and Faith-Based Political, Civic, and Social Action; Part I Historical Struggles. 1 Conquest, Faith, and Resistance in the Southwest; 2 The Mysticism and Social Action of César Chávez; 3 César Chávez and Mexican American Civil Religion.

The Latino community in the United States is commonly stereotyped as Roman Catholic and politically passive. Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States challenges and revises these stereotypes by demonstrating the critical influence of Latino Catholics, Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Mainline Protestants, and others on political, civic, and social engagement in the United States.

This collection presents a rich, multidisciplinary inquiry into the role of religion in the Mexican American community. Breaking new ground by analyzing the influence of religion on Mexican American literature, art, activism, and popular culture, it makes the case for the establishment of Mexican American religious studies as a distinct, recognized field of scholarly inquiry.

Inthe Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life collaborated on a series of public opinion surveys. Together they interviewed some 4, Hispanic adults living in the United States.

The surveys explored the religious beliefs and behaviors of Hispanics and compared them with non-Hispanic believers.

Pentecostalism, Politics and Reies López Tijerina’s Civic Activism” Latino Religions and Social Action in the United States, Gaston Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo and Jesse Miranda, eds., Oxford University Press,   Religious Switching Since Childhood. The decline in Catholic affiliation among Latinos is due, at least in part, to changes in religious affiliation since childhood.

6 Three-quarters of Latino adults in the new survey (77%) say they were raised as Catholics, while just over half (55%) currently describe themselves as Catholics. Roughly a quarter of Latinos were raised Catholic and have left.

Organizing,@ in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States, Virgilio Elizondo and Jesse Miranda (eds.), London and New York: Oxford University Press (May ). Wood, Richard L. AReligion, Faith-Based Organizing, and the Struggle for Justice,@ in The Cambridge Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, Michele Dillon (ed.

Latino Religions and Civic Activism in American Public Life Gastón Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, and Jesse Miranda, eds. Oxford University Press, “Exiles, Immigrants, and Transnationals: Cubans in the United States,” in The Columbia Anthology of Latino History. David G. Gutierrez, ed. Columbia University Press, Gastón Espinosa is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Claremont McKenna College.

His books include Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States and Rethinking Latino Religions and Identity. Mario T. García is Professor of History and Chicano Studies at Price: $ Latino Mennonites and Interethnic Religious Activism Submitted by mktstu on Mon, AM Guest post by Felipe Hinojosa In La Luz magazine, one of the first national magazines for U.S.

Latinos, featured an article about an important social movement that had developed within a relatively unknown religious group. While this affects Hispanic adults, it has more serious consequences for Latino/a youth.

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7. reports that almost one quarter of all Latinos in the United States are Protestant.The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame also posts its research, which includes Hispanic housing in the United States, the future of Hispanic religious leadership, Hispanic access to health services, and Latino congregations’ civic/social involvement.

Velazquez came to the U.S. to pursue a master’s degree in political science from New York University. Inshe became the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected to serve the United States Congress.

Velazquez, as a Democrat representing New York, was the chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus until January of