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Central America


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Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
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Regional

  • Cardenal, Rodolfo. "The Church in Central America." Historia Liberationis: 500 Anos de Historia da Igreja na America Latina, edited by Enrique Dussel. São Paulo: Paulinas: Cehila, 1992.
  • Cleary, Edward L. "Religion in the Central American Embroglio." Repression, Resistance, and Democratic Transition in Central America, edited by Thomas W. Walker and Ariel C. Armony. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2000.
  • Mecham, J. Lloyd. Church and State in Latin America; a History of Politico-Ecclesiastical Relations. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966.
  • Woodward, Ralph Lee (Editor.) Central America: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Crises. New York: Greenwood Press. 1988.
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Costa Rica

  • Garcia-Marenko, Emilio. Selected variables related to and content dimensions of the family concept of Seventh-day Adventist parents in Costa Rica. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1979.
  • Picador, Miguel. La Iglesia Costarricense: Entre Dios y el Cesar. San José, Costa Rica: Departamento Ecuménico de Investigaciones, 1988.
  • Robbins, Bruce Warren. Contextualization in Costa Rican Theological Education Today: A History of the Seminario Biblico Latinoamericano, San José, Costa Rica, 1922-1990. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Southern Methodist University, 1991.
  • Rubio Montalban, Luis. Los Adventistas en Costa Rica: Un Siglo de Avance. Costa Rica: Rubio Montalban, Luis, 2002.
  • Sawchuk, Dana Marie. The Costa Rican Catholic Church, Social Justice, and the Rights of Workers, 1979-1996. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2004.
  • Sawchuk, Dana Marie. The Costa Rican Catholic Church, Social Justice, and the Rights of Workers, 1979-1996. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2004.
  • Williams, Philip J. The Catholic Church and Politics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.
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El Salvador

  • Brockman, James R. Romero: A Life. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1989.
  • Peterson, Anna L. Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion: Progressive Catholicism in El Salvador's Civil War. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997.
  • Santiago, Daniel. The Harvest of Justice: The Church of El Salvador Ten Years After Romero. New York: Paulist Press, 1993.
  • Silber, Irina Carlota. A Spectral Reconciliation: Rebuilding Post-War El Salvador. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. New York University, 2000.
  • Whitfield, Teresa. Pagando el Precio: Ignacio Ellacuría y el Asesinato de los Jesuitas en El Salvador. San Salvador, El Salvador: UCA Editores, 1998.
  • Whitfield, Teresa. Paying the price: Ignacio Ellacuria and the Murdered Jesuits of El Salvador. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.
  • Wright, Scott. Promised Land: Death and Life in El Salvador. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1994.
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Guatemala

  • Annis, Sheldon. God and production in a Guatemalan town. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1987.
  • Arias, Arturo. "El Movimiento Indígena en Guatemala: 1970-1983." Movimientos Populares en Centroamérica (pp. 62-119), edited by Daniel Camacho and Rafael Menjivar. Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, Costa Rica: EDUCA, 1985.
  • Batz, Luis. Las Cofradías de San Pedro la Laguna Sololá. Guatemala: CENALTEX, 1991.
  • Bendaña Perdomo, Ricardo. La Iglesia en Guatemala: Síntisis Histórica del Catolocismo. Guatemala: Libererias Artemis-Edinter, 1996.
  • Bogenschild, Thomas. The Roots of Fundamentalism in Liberal Guatemala: Missionary Ideologies and Local Responses. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
  • Brintall, Douglas E. Revolt against the Dead: The Modernization of a Mayan Community in the Highlands of Guatemala. New York: Gordon and Breach, 1979.
  • Calder, Bruce. Crecimiento y Cambio de la Iglesia Católica en Guatemala 1944-1966. Guatemala: Editorial José de Pineda Ibarra, 1970.
  • Cantón Delgado, Manuela. Bautizados en fuego: Protestantes, Discursos de Conversión y Politica en Guatemala (1989-1993). Antigua, Guatemala: CIRMA, 1998.
  • Cleary, Edward L. "Birth of Latin American Indigenous Theology." Crosscurrents in Indigenous Spirituality: Interface of Maya, Catholic, and Protestant Worldviews, edited by Guillermo Cook. Leiden, NY: E.J. Brill, 1997.
  • Cleary, Edward L. "Evangelicals and Competition in Guatemala." Conflict and Competition: The Latin American Church in a Changing Environment (pp. 167-196), edited by Edward L. Cleary and Hannah Stewart-Gambino. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reiner, 1992.
  • Diocesis del Quiché. El Quiché: El Pueblo y su Iglesia, 1960-1980. Santa Cruz del Quiché, 1994.
  • Falla, Ricardo. Evolución Politico-Religiosa del Indígena Rural en Guatemala 1945-1965. San José, Costa Rica: Estudios Sociales Centroamericanos, 1970.
  • Falla, Ricardo. Quiche Rebelde: Estudio de un Movimiento de Conversion Religiosa, Rebelde a las Creencias Tradicionales, en San Antonio Ilotenango, Quiche (1948-1970). Guatemala: Editorial Universitaria, 1978.
  • Few, Martha. Women who Live Evil Lives: Gender, Religion, and the Politics of Power in Colonial Guatemala. Austin: University of Texas, 2002.
  • Fischer, Edward F.and McKenna Brown, R. Maya Cultural Activism in Guatemala. Austin: University of Texas Press/Institute of Latin American Studies, 1996.
  • Garrard-Burnett, Virginia. "God Was Already Here When Columbus Arrived: Inculturation Theology and the Mayan Movement in Guatemala." Resurgent Voices in Latin America : Indigenous Peoples, Political Mobilization, and Religious Change (pp.125-153), edited by Edward L. Cleary and Timothy J. Steigenga. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.
  • Garrard-Burnett, Virginia. Protestantism in Guatemala: Living in the New Jerusalem. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.
  • Goldin, Liliana and Metz, Brent. "An Expression of Cultural Change: Invisible Converts to Protestantism among Highland Guatemala." Ethnology 30(4) October 1991, pp. 325-339.
  • Gossen, Gary H., in collaboration with Leon-Portilla, Miguel. South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: From the Cult of the Feathered Serpent to the Theology of Liberation. New York: Crossroad, 1993.
  • Green, Linda. Fear as a Way of Life: Mayan Widows in Rural Guatemala. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.
  • Holleran, Mary. Church and State in Guatemala. New York: Columbia University Press, 1945.
  • Jeffery, Paul. Recovering Memory: Guatemalan Churches and the Challenge of Peacemaking. Uppsala: Life and Peace Institute, 1998.
  • Manz, Beatriz. Paradise in Ashes: A Guatemalan Journey of Courage, Terror, and Hope. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
  • Paul, Benjamin. Fifty Years of Religious Change in San Pedro La Laguna, a Mayan Community in Highland Guatemala, 1987. Paper for American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.
  • Scotchmer, David G. "Convergence of the Gods: Comparing Traditional Maya and Christian Maya Cosmologies." Symbol and Meaning Beyond the Closed Community: Essays in Mesoamerican Ideas, edited by Gary H. Gossen. Albany: Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1986.
  • Scotchmer, David G. "Life of the Heart: a Maya Protestant Spirituality." South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: From the Cult of the Feathered Serpent to the Theology of Liberation (pp.496-525), edited by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad, 1993.
  • Sexton, James D. "Protestantism and Modernization in Two Guatemalan Towns." American Ethnologist 5(2) May 1978, pp. 280-302.
  • Sherman, Amy. The Soul of Development: Biblical Christianity and Economic Transformation in Guatemala. New York: University of Oxford Press, 1997.
  • Steigenga, Timothy. "Guatemala." Religious Freedom and Evangelization in Latin America: The Challenge of Religious Pluralism (pp. 150-174), edited by Paul E. Sigmund. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999.
  • Smith, Carol. "Changing Indian Identity: Guatemala's Violent Transition to Modernity." Guatemalan Indians and the State, 1540 to 1988 (pp.230-257), edited by Carol A. Smith. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.
  • Steigenga, Timothy J. The Politics of the Spirit: The Political Implications of Pentecostalized Religion in Costa Rica and Guatamala (sic). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2001.
  • Stoll, David. "Evangelicals, Guerrillas, and the Army: The Ixil Triangle Under Ríos Montt." Harvest of violence: The Maya Indians and the Guatemalan Crisis, edited by Robert M. Carmack. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.
  • Sullivan-Gonzales, Douglass. Piety, Power and Politics: The Role of Religion in the Formation of the Guatemalan Nation-State, 1839-1871. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Texas at Austin, 1998.
  • Tedlock, Dennis. Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of the Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of Gods and Kings. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985.
  • Van Oss, Adriaan C. Colonialism: A Parish History of Guatemala, 1524-1821. Cambridge (Cambridgeshire); New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
  • Warren, Kay B. Indigenous Movements and their Critics: Pan-Maya Activism in Guatemala. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998.
  • Warren, Kay B. The Symbolism of Subordination: Indian Identity in a Guatemalan Town. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1978.
  • Wilson, Everett. "Guatemalan Pentecostals: Something of Their Own." Power, Politics, and Pentecostals in Latin America, edited by Edward L. Cleary and Hannah W. Stewart-Gambino. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1997.
  • Wilson, Richard. Maya Resurgence in Guatemala: Q'eqchi' Experiences. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
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Honduras

  • Brett, Edward T., and Brett, Donna W. "Facing the Challenge: The Catholic Church and Social Change in Honduras." Central America: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Crises, edited by Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. New York: Greenwood, 1988.
  • Tojeira, José Maria. Historia de la Iglesia en Honduras. La Ceiba: Talleres "Claret", Parroquia "San Isidro", 1987.
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Nicaragua

  • Bradstock, Andrew. Saints and Sandinistas: The Catholic Church in Nicaragua and its Response to Revolution. London: Epworth Press, 1987.
  • Deonandan, Kalowatie. Religion and the Struggle for Hegemony in Nicaragua. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Queen's University at Kingston (Canada), 1991.
  • Lynch, Edward Anthony. Political-Religious Expressions: Liberation Theology and Christian Democracy in Latin America (Nicaragua, Venezuela). Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Virginia, 1990.
  • Dodson, Michael, and O'Shaughnessy, Laura Nuzzi. Nicaragua's Other Revolution: Religious Faith and Political Struggle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.
  • Kirk, John. Politics and the Catholic Church in Nicaragua. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1992.
  • Lancaster, Roger N. Thanks to God and the Revolution: Popular Religion and Class Consciousness in the New Nicaragua. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.
  • Pravera, Kate C. The Primacy of Orthopraxis: Theological Method in the Nicaraguan Church of the Poor. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Northwestern University, 1984.
  • Randall, Margaret. Christians in the Nicaraguan Revolution. Vancouver: New Star Books, 1983.
  • Sabia, Debra. Contradiction and Conflict: The Popular Church in Nicaragua. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1997.
  • Stein, Andrew. "The Church." Nicaragua without Illusions: Regime Transition and Structural Adjustment in the 1990s, edited by Thomas W. Walker. Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 1997.
  • Williams, Philip J. The Catholic Church and Politics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.
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Panama

  • Muschett Ibarra, Stanley Michael. Church and Politics in Time of Crisis: Noriega's Panama (Liberation Theology, Segundo Juan Luis, Noriega Manuel). Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Notre Dame, 1992.
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