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The Crossroads of Religion and Development

 

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This book explores how a group of evangelical Christians aided the Guatemalan army''s counterinsurgency campaign – logistically, financially, and theologically – in the highlands of Guatemala in 1982 and 1983. It explains how the military government of General José Efraín Ríos Montt turned to evangelical Christianity to buttress anti- communist and neoliberal development programs in one particular highland area, the Ixil Region. The book also sheds light on why U.S and Guatemalan evangelical missionaries willfully supported a right- wing dictatorship, embracing their role as "spiritual soldiers" and legitimizing the Guatemalan army through theological teachings and relief work.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC74042
AuthorBlake C. Scott
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages96
Publishing Year2011-04-07T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3844314977
Edition1 st
Book TypeHistory
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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