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  • Comunidades "no sentido social de evangelização": CEBS, camponeses e quilombolas na Amazônia Oriental Brasileira.
    Maues, Raymundo Heraldo (2010)
    Religião e Sociedade 30:2: 13-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Base communities
  • How Q'eqchi'-Maya Catholics become legitimate interpreters of the Bible. Two models of religious authority in sermons.
    Hoenes del Pinal, Eric (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 80-99.

    Contrasts processes by which official Catholic catechists & charismatics gain legitimacy as preachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Guatemala; Catholic, Guatemala; Catechist; Base communities; Legitimation; Mayan; Homily
  • The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States.
    Palacios, Joseph M. (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation, with case studies in Oakland, California, and Guadalajara, Jalisco.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; United States, California, Oakland; Community organization; Participant observation; Activism; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara; Comparative; Parish; Base communities
  • Revisitando as CEBs: um estudo no Rio de Janeiro e em Minas Gerais.
    Lesbaupin, Ivo, Lúcia Ribeiro, Névio Fiorin, and Solange Rodrigues (2004)
    Religião e sociedade 24:1: 147-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Base communities; Brazil, Minas Gerais
  • Not Blaming the Pope: The Roots of the Crisis in Brazilian Base Communities.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (2003)
    Journal of Church and state 45:2: 349-365.

    Explains a lessening of base community political activism in terms of a general decline of poor people's movements, which is likely to be temporary.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Activism; Base communities
  • Catholic and Non-Catholic Theologies of Liberation: Poverty, Self-improvement, and Ethics Among Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Guatemala City.
    Gooren, Henri (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 29-45.

    The individualistic ascetic content of alternatives to Catholicism attracts the poor. Illustrative cases of the Mormons and the neo-pentecostal Lluvias de Gracia in Guatemala City.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Guatemala; Liberation theology; Base communities; Asceticism; Guatemala, Guatemala City; Pentecostal, neo, Guatemala; Lluvias de Gracia; Individualism; Stratification
  • O catolicismo: das CEBS à Renovação Carismática.
    Ribeiro de Oliveira, Pedro A. (1999)
    Revista eclesiástica brasileira 59:236: 823-835.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Brazil; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil
  • From Defenders of the People to Defenders of Faith: A 1984-1993 Retrospective of the CEB Activity in São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1998)
    Latin American Perspectives 25:1: 170-191.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, São Paulo; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • The Brazilian Catholic Church and Land Conflicts in the Amazon.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (1998)
    In Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal (eds.), Religion, Mobilization, and Social Action. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 85-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Land reform; Change; Brazil; Justice; Base communities
  • Innovation and Retrenchment in the Brazilian Catholic Church: Consequences for Base Communities.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 567-577.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • Communautés de Base, Terre et Environnement en Amozonie.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 429-441.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Environmentalism; Activism; Brazil; Base communities
  • Structural Obstacles to Grassroots Pastoral Practice: The Case of a Base Community in Urban Brazil.
    Vásquez, Manuel A. (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:1: 53-68.

    Examines contextual obstacles to success faced by base communities; uses a case study; based on 1991-95 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Case study; Catholic, Brazil; Participant observation; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  • Conflits agraires en Amazonie: racines politico-économiques et réponses des communautés de base.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (1996)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 25:2: 163-174.

    Based on field research in northern Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Rural; Conflict; Base communities; Land reform
  • The Brazilian Catholic Church and the Struggle for Land in the Amazon.
    Adriance, Madeleine (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 377-382.

    Based on interviews; notes the Catholic Church supporting peasants' rights in northern Brazil through a pastoral commission & base communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities; Justice; Land reform
  • Small Faith Communities in the Roman Catholic Church. New Approaches to Religion, Work, and Family.
    D'Antonio, William V. (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof 9eds.), Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 237-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Catholic, U.S.A.; House church
  • Promised Land. Base Christian Communities and the Struggle for the Amazon.
    Adriance, Madeleine Cousineau (1995)
    Albany: State University of New York press.

    Based on interviews in Brazil's Amazon region; shows base communities as activist organizations for land reform with both external & indigenous roots.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Base communities; Politics, Brazil; Justice; Activism; Women; Land reform; Rural
  • Base Communities and Rural Mobilization in Northern Brazil.
    Adriance, Madeleine (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:2: 163-178. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995), pp. 59-74]

    Based on interviews in Maranhão and Pará states; sees a direct relationship between base communities & activism for agrarian reform.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities; Activism
  • Christian Base Communities and the Building of Democracy: Brazil and Chile.
    Cavendish, James C. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:2: 179-195. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishing, 1995), pp. 75-91]

    Reviews the literature & draws inferences from 1992 field work in Chile.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Catholic, Latin America; Politics, Latin America; Base communities
  • The Spirit and Democracy: Base Communities, Protestantism, and Democratization in Latin America.
    Smith, Christian (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:2: 119-143. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Religion & Democracy in Latin America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 1-25]

    Sees base communities contributing to democratization in Latin America in the short term, but Protestantism doing so in the long term.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Base communities; Politics, Latin America
  • Coping with Poverty: Pentecostals and Christian Base Communities in Brazil.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1994)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Based on fieldwork in Pernambuco State, including Recife; focuses on the role of religions in poor people's survival & well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Catholic, Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Base communities; Poverty
  • Religion and Poverty in Brazil: A Comparison of Catholic and Pentecostal Communities.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S63-S70. [Also in William . Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 93-100.

    Based on field data in Recife; finds parallels between Catholic base communities & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Stratification; Base communities; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Popular Voices in Latin American Catholicism.
    Levine, Daniel H. (1992)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Based on 1981-83 field work on base communities in Colombia & Venezuela.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Venezuela; Colombia; Catholic, Venezuela; Catholic, Colombia
  • Vivência de sexualidades entre Católicas.
    Ribeiro, Lúcia (1992)
    Communicações do ISER 11/42: 5-37.

    Based on interviews with Catholic women from a slum area base community in Rio de Janeiro; shows active Catholic women interpreting sexuality differently from official Catholic interpretations.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sexuality; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • Église, sexe et pouvoir. Les femmes dans le Catholicisme au Brésil: le cas des communautes ecclésiales de base.
    Rosado Nunes, Maria José Fontelas (1991)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Power; Women; Base communities; Brazil
  • Base Christian Communities and Social Change in Brazil.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1991)
    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

    Draws on 1984-88 field research in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Social change; Change; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Base communities
  • Agents of Change: The Roles of Priests, Sisters, and Lay Workers in the Grassroots Catholic Church in Brazil.
    Adriance, Madeleine (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:3: 292-305.

    Observation & interviews in rural Maranhão state link the impetus of social change to non-elite church personnel organizing base communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Maranão State; Base communities; Change
  • La Chiesa in Brasile alle sogglie degli anni'90.
    Antoniazzi, Alberto (1990)
    Aggiornamenti Sociali 41:4: 333-352.

    Overview of the Catholic Church in Brazil as the threshold of the 90s.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • Religion and the Consolidation of Democracy in Brazil: The Role of the comunidades eclesiais de base (CEBs).
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:2: 139-152. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995), pp. 45-58]

    Based on a study of 22 CEBs in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Base communities; Brazil, São Paulo; Politics, Brazil
  • Reconstructing the Feminine. Women in Sao Paulo's CEBs.
    Drogus, Carol (1990)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 71: 63-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Brazil, Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo; Base communities; Women; Catholic, Brazil
  • Liberation Theology as Social Science: Contributions and Limitations.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 143-165.

    An iconoclastic assessment of liberation theology & base communities in Latin America.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Brazil; Liberation theology
  • Basic Christian Communities (CEBs): Structure, Orientation and Socopolitical Thrust.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1988)
    Thought 63: 162-175.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Base communities
  • Le Ferment de l'Église: Le Mouvement des Communautés de Base en Hongrie.
    Horvath, Zsuzse (1988)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 33/65:1: 81-106.

    The hostility of the Communist regime toward religion & failure of the Catholic hierarchy to act led to the base community movement in Hungary, under lay initiative.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Catholic, Hungary; Hungary; Laity
  • Myths and Realities of Liberation Theology: The Case of Basic Christian Communities in Brazil.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1988)
    In Richard Rubenstein and John Roth (eds.), The Politics of Latin American Liberation Theology. Washington: Washington Institute Press, pp. 135-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Base communities
  • As comunidades do dom: um estudo de CEBs no Recife.
    Passo Castro, Gustavo do (1987)
    Recife: Fundação Joaquim Nabuco.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil
  • Basic Christian Communities of the Middle-classes in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:2: 158-166.

    Based on 1984 interview, questionnaire, & participant-observation data; compares lower & middle-class base communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo; Stratification; Base communities
  • The Influence of Social Class on Activity Preferences of comunidades eclesiais de base (CEBs) in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1987)
    Journal of Latin American Studies 19: 141-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Stratification; Brazil, São Paulo; Catholic, Brazil
  • Opting for the Poor: Brazilian Catholicism in Transition.
    Adriance, Madeleine (1986)
    Kansas City: Sheed & Ward.

    Study of the base community phenomenon, using interviews & participant observation in rural Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • Strategies for Social Change Employed by comunidades de base (CEBs) in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:1: 16-30. [Also in Peter Blanchard and Peter Landstreet (eds.), Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean (Toronto: Canadian scholars Press, 1989), pp. 193-210]

    Based on 1984 interview, questionnaire, & participant observation data.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Brazil, São Paulo; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • Comunidade, igreja e poder--em busca de um conceito sociológico de "igreja."
    Ribeiro de Oliveira, Pedro A. (1986)
    Religião e sociedade 13:3: 42-60. [Revista eclesiástica brasileira 47/186 (1987): 299-319]

    Conceptual consideration prompted by the phenomenon of the base communities in the Archdiocese of Vitória.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Brazil, Vitoria; Catholic, Brazil; Church; Base communities
  • Opting for the Poor: A Social-historical Analysis of the Changing Brazilian Catholic Church.
    Adriance, Madeleine (1985)
    Sociological Analysis 46:2: 131-146.

    A Gramscian approach to pol., eco. & religious-institutional conditions in Brazil that contextualized the emergence of the option for the poor. Based on documentation from published sources & field research.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Base communities
  • The Structure and Orientation of Comunidades Eclesiais de Base (CEBs) in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1985)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McMaster University.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Brazil, São Paulo
  • A Igreja Católica e o Movimento Popular em Nova Iguaçu: 1974-85.
    Mainwaring, Scott (1985)
    Religião e sociedade 12:3: 74-101.

    Discusses base communities as a significant social force.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Base communities; Brazil, Nova Iguaçu
  • Basic Christian Communities in San Gabriel de Aserri: 1979-1984.
    Navarro, Orlando (1984)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis, Ball State University.

    Based on a survey of base community members in Costa Rica.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Costa Rica; Catholic, Costa Rica
  • Kirche auf dem Weg zum Volke. Soziologische Betrachtungen über kirchlische Basisgemeinden in Brasilien.
    Deelen, Godofredo J. (Godfried) (1982)
    Mettingen: BKV Brasilienkund-Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Base communities
  • The Church in Brazil: The Politics of Religion.
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1982)
    Austin, University of Texas Press.

    Based on 1974-75, & '78 survey data, interviews, participant observation, & documents from 8 Brazilian dioceses.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil; Politics, Brazil; Brazil; Saints; Prayer; Regionalism; Popular religion; Stratification; Factor analysis; Spiritualist, Brazil; Practice
  • Comunidades Eclesiais de Base et Camadas Populares.
    Cartaxo Rolim, Francisco (1980)
    Encontros com a civilização brasileira 22: 89-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Stratification; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil
  • The Catholic Church and Development in Latin America: The Role of the Basic Christian Communities.
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1980)
    World Development 8: 535-544.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Base communities; Latin America; Development
  • Basic Christian Communities in Latin America. Their Nature and Significance (Especially in Brazil).
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1979)
    In Daniel H. Levine (ed.), Churches and Politics in Latin America. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, pp. 225-237.

    General description & account.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil
  • Las comunidades de base en la acción politica.
    Büntig, Aldo J. (1975)
    Concilium 104: 111-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Politics
  • Comunidades eclesiais de base. Utopia ou realidade?
    Gregory, Afonso (ed.) (1973)
    Rio de Janeiro: CERIS; Petrópolis: Vozes.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities
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