eBook The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States, 1st Edition

  • Juan Francisco Martinez
  • Published By: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 146744958X
  • ISBN-13: 9781467449588
  • DDC: 280
  • 262 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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This groundbreaking book provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Beginning with a description of the diverse Latino Protestant community and a summary of his own historiographical approach, it then examines six major periods in the history of American Latino Protestantism, paying special attention to key social, political, and religious issues—including immigration policies, migration patterns, enculturation and assimilation, and others—that framed its development and diversification during each period. The title concludes by outlining the challenges currently facing Latino Protestants in the United States and considering what Latino Protestantism might look like in the future. Offering vital insights into key leaders, eras, and trends in Latino Protestantism, this work will prove an invaluable resource for all who are seeking to understand this rapidly growing US demographic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Latino Protestantism Today.
2: Framing the Latino Protestant Story.
3: Conquest, Americanization, and Evangelization (1848–1900).
4: Ministry among the “Northern Mexicans” (1901–1940).
5: Migrant Workers, Citizens, and Exiles (1941–1964).
6: New Faces among Latino Protestants (1965–1985).
7: Latino Protestants Are Finally “Discovered” (1986–2000).
8: Finding a Place at the Table (2001–Present).
9: Futures of Latino Protestantism.
Concluding Thoughts on a Living History.
Works Cited.