The Embattled but Empowered Community: Comparing by Wilma Wells Davies

By Wilma Wells Davies

The worldwide phenomenon of Pentecostal development maintains to curiosity students, fairly its neighborhood manifestations. even if prior motives can have famous the connections among the cultural substrata and native Pentecostal practices, this publication concentrates on looking for the connections. utilizing either huge box study and mirrored image on Latin American scholarship, the writer proposes significant hyperlink exists on the point of worldview assumptions, fairly in understandings of non secular strength. The e-book concludes with a mirrored image at the implications a conversion in keeping with the hunt for non secular strength has for the way forward for the evangelical church in Latin the United States.

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P. . My translation. D’Andrade, The Development of Cognitive Anthropology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ) p. . 89 Béliveau and Esquivel, “Las creencias . ”. p. . 90 Míguez, To Help you Find God . . p. . 91 Míguez “De un pasado marginal . . ” p. . My translation. 92 The closest Míguez comes to explaining this is, that through being supported by the social network and powerful personal experiences of the Holy Spirit the individual 88 pentecostalism towards an argentine view  Identity studies from the social science perspective are extremely useful for highlighting some of the elements involved in the process of conversion, but the theologian is left feeling that something is missing: there is no spiritual element.

Also, The future of religion. (Berkeley: University of California Press, ). 86 Míguez, “De un pasado marginal . ” p. . My translation.  chapter two in identity transformation because they provide a social network that reinforces the desired changes. The two fundamental components for this re-socialization are, on one hand the social base (this can be identified with the notion of identities being accompanied by social networks that support them) and, on the other hand, a conceptual base: That is to say; new definitions of reality and a social group, which holds these definitions, with which the individual can interact.

Pp. –. 57 Monica Tarducci, “Las mujeres en el movimiento pentecostal: Sumisión o liberación”, pp. –; Pablo Semán, “Identidad de los jóvenes pentecostales”, pp. –. Both in Frigerio El Pentecostalismo . . 59 He feared that this document would reinforce discriminatory attitudes against those holding religious preferences other than official Catholicism; however this does not seem to have been the case. With time, and increased visibility and penetration into society, Evangelicals are becoming more successful in clarifying who they are, and what they are not.

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