A STUDY OF RELIGIOUS CHANGE

IN THE AMERICAS

by Clifton L. Holland, Director of PROLADES

Last revised 18 March 2012


SPANISH - ESPAÑOL


The following documents are outlines of seminar materials used
to stimulate reflection and discussion on these topics: 

The Contemporary Context of
Religious Pluralism in Latin America

(Clifton L. Holland
, September 2002)

Defining Apostasy and Conversion
(Clifton L. Holland
, September 2002)

Shopping Around:
Questions about Latin American Conversions

(Edward L. Cleary, O.P., April 2004)

Religious Conversion in the Americas:
Meanings, Measures and Methods

(Timothy J. Steigenga, April 2010)


Catholic Church Losing Followers in Droves in Latin America
(Diego Cevallo
s, October 2004)

Why are Roman Catholics leaving their Church
to join Evangelical Churches?

(Clifton L. Holland
, September 2002)

Why are Evangelicals leaving their churches
to join "other religious groups" or
to stop participating in any religious group?

(Clifton L. Holland
, September 2002)

Table of Attraction and Rejection Factors that 
affect the growth of Catholic and Evangelical churches

(Clifton L. Holland
, September 2002)

What Explains the growth of Protestantism in Latin America?
An interview with Dr. Samuel Escobar
(John J. Allen Jr.,
October 2006)

Catholic Views on NRMs
(Clifton L. Holland
, February 2003)


SPANISH DOCUMENTS


Recent Articles from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

Report: Faith in Flux: Changes in Religious Affiliation in the U.S. (April 27, 2009)

Executive Summary

Leaving Catholicism

Changing Within Protestantism

Full Report (.pdf)


Also available in print:

Conversion of a Continent: 
Contemporary Religious Change in Latin America

Timothy J. Steigenga and Edward L. Cleary (2007)

Evangelism and Apostasy:
The Evolution and Impact of Evangelicals in Modern Mexico

Kurt Derek Bowen (1996)


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PROLADES
THE LATIN AMERICAN SOCIO-RELIGIOUS STUDIES PROGRAM
Apartado 1524-2050, San Pedro, Costa Rica
Telephone:  (506) 2283-8300; FAX:  (506) 2234-7682
E-mail:  prolades@racsa.co.cr
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