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  • The gift economy of direct transnational civic action: How reciprocity and inequality are managed in religious "partnerships."
    Adler, Gary J., Jr., and Stephen Offutt (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 600-619.

    In congregation-sponsored travel for the purpose of engaging in development projects, cases from host communities in El Salvador suggest the inequality inherent in the exchange is balanced by the spiritualization of the experiences of the foreign travelers.

    Associated Search Terms: El Salvador; Exchange; Exchange theory; Gift; Missions
  • New Centers of Global Evangelicalism in Latin America and Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious entrepreneur; El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; Evangelical, El Salvador; Transnational; South Africa
  • The rebirth of Catholic collective action in Central America: A new model of church-based political participation.
    Keogh, Stacy, and Richard L. Wood (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 273-291.

    Based on 2004-09 field work with Comunidades de Fe para la Acci?n, a community organizing entity related to the U.S.-based PICO.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Resource mobilization; Catholic, Central America; Activism; Community organization; El Salvador; Guatemala; Participant observation
  • Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America.
    Brenneman, Robert (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews with males who transitioned out of gangs and into Pentecostal religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Honduras; Pentecostal, El Salvador; Pentecostal, Guatemala; Gang; Conversion; Adolescents
  • The Role of Short-term Mission Teams in the New Centers of Global Christianity.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 796-811.

    Ethnography & interviews show hosts of mission teams in El Salvador & South Africa constructing interpretations of the missions & expanding their own distant religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Transnational; Missions; Participant observation; El Salvador
  • The Changing Face of Evangelicalism in the Global South: Networks and Moral Entrepreneurship i El Salvador and South Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, El Salvador; Network; El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; South Africa
  • Dimensions of Social Stratification and Anomie as Factors of Religious Affiliation in El Salvador.
    Soltero, José, and Romeo Saravia (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:1: 1-19.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data. Limited access to medical care & younger age predict Protestant affiliation; unemployment predicts non-affiliation, & return migration from the U.S. predicts joining Protestant or non-Christian churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Unemployment; El Salvador; Protestant, El Salvador; Stratification; Medical; Anomie; Atheist
  • Radicalization of Religious Discourse in El Salvador: The Case of Oscar A. Romero.
    Shortell, Timothy (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:1: 87-103.

    Analyzes the homilies of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, El Salvador; Justice; Prophetic role; El Salvador; Discourse analysis
  • Varieties of Popular Catholicism: A Parish Study.
    Peterson, Anna Lisa (1998)
    Social Compass 45:3: 399-415.

    Theological, pastoral, & ethical-political tensions are worked out in diverse kinds of popular Catholicism. Based on study of a parish at the edge of San Salvador.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Catholic, El Salvador; El Salvador, San Salvador; Politics, El Salvador; Parish; Conflict
  • Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion: Progressive Catholicism in El Salvador's Civil War.
    Peterson, Anna Lisa (1997)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Ethnographic study of Catholicism as a vehicle for political resistance.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Participant observation; El Salvador; Politics, El Salvador; Catholic, El Salvador
  • Popular Religion, Protest, and Revolt: The Emergence of Political Insurgency in the Nicaraguan and Salvadoran Churches of the 1960s-80s.
    Napstad, Sharon Erickson (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 105-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; El Salvador; Liberation theology; Music; Catholic, Nicaragua; Catholic, El Salvador; Little tradition; Nicaragua; Social movement; Revolution
  • Protestantism in El Salvador: Conventional Wisdom Versus the Survey Evidence.
    Coleman, Kenneth M., Edwin Wloy Aguilar, José Miguel Sandoval, and Timothy J. Steigenga (1993)
    In Virginia Garrard-Burnett and David Stol (eds.), Rethinking Protestantism in Latin America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 111-142.

    Associated Search Terms: El Salvador; Protestant, El Salvador
  • Revolutionary Struggle and Church Commitment: The Case of El Salvador.
    Caceres Prendes, Jorge (1983)
    Social Compass 30:2/3: 261-298.

    Focuses on the period 1969-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, El Salvador; El Salvador; Catholic, El Salvador
  • Radicalización Politica y Pastoral Popular en El Salvador: 1969-1979.
    Caceres Prendes, Jorge (1982)
    Estudios sociales centroamricanos 11: 93-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, El Salvador; El Salvador; Catholic, El Salvador
  • La situación de la Iglesia Católica en El Salvador y su influjo social.
    Paredes, Ivan D. (1979)
    Estudios Centro Americanos 34:369/370: 601-614.

    Associated Search Terms: El Salvador; Catholic, El Salvador
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