Church and Politics in Latin America

  • Dermot Keogh

Part of the Latin American Studies Series book series (LASS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The Vatican and the Latin American Catholic Church

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Emile Poulat
      Pages 3-24
    3. Peter Hebblethwaite
      Pages 49-64
    4. François Houtart
      Pages 65-81
  3. Theological Perspectives on the Latin American Reality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
  4. Politics and the Gospel in Central America

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Conor Cruise O’Brien
      Pages 131-175
    3. Rodolfo Cardenal
      Pages 225-246
    4. Italo López Vallecillos
      Pages 247-249
  5. The Catholic Church, Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Latin America

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 404-430

About this book


Complex and profound changes have been taking place in the Latin American Catholic Church in the 20th century which have often been misunderstood and misrepresented. This is a collection of essays written by scholars working in the fields of history, political science, sociology, law and theology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Dermot Keogh
    • 1
  1. 1.University CollegeCorkIreland

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