Claiming the Virgin by Robin Nagle
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Claiming the Virgin
By Robin Nagle

Claiming the Virgin

Broken Promise of Liberation Theology in Brazil

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Claiming the Virgin by Robin Nagle

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In rich ethnographic detail, Robin Nagle chronicles the life of a poor Brazilian community in its relationship to the Catholic church and to the larger politics of Brazil. Centered in Recife, on the northeast coast, Nagle's work investigates how liberation theology attracted followers, and demonstrates why the movement never took hold as predicted.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415915670
ISBN-10: 0415915678
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robin Nagle

Robin Nagle is Assistant Dean of New York University's Graduate School of Arts and Science.

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