10 edition of Christians in the Nicaraguan revolution found in the catalog.
Translation of: Cristianos en la Revolución Nicaragüense.
|Statement||Margaret Randall ; translated by Mariana Valverde.|
|Contributions||Randall, Margaret, 1936-|
|LC Classifications||F1528 .C73413 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||207 p. :|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||84184064|
This volume addresses the complex issue of the Christian response to the Nicaraguan revolution from a perspective generally sympathetic to the Sandinista’s goals. Luis Serra, himself a Latin American who has worked with the peasantry, argues that the institutional Church has now become a major autonomous source of opposition to the revolution. Margaret Randall (born December 6, , New York City, USA) is an American-born writer, photographer, activist and in New York City, she lived for many years in Spain, Mexico, Cuba, and Nicaragua, and spent time in North Vietnam during the last months of Born: December 6, , New York City, New York, USA.
Protestantism and other Christian denominations came to Nicaragua during the nineteenth century, but only during the twentieth century have Protestant denominations gained large followings in the Caribbean Coast of the country. By more than non-Roman Catholic faiths had adherents in Nicaragua, of which the largest were the Moravian Church, the Baptist Convention of Nicaragua, and the. SERGIO RAMIREZ Mercado, the Vice President of Nicaragua, has written a new book. It is his first literary work since the revolution that ousted the 45 .
The current crisis in Nicaragua is the latest in a long series of civil conflicts that have deeply divided the Central American country and drawn in the United States and other nations. F ernando Cardenal, a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest, oversaw a national literacy campaign and served as Minister of Education in the revolutionary Sandinista government in the s. The Sandinista revolution was unusual for the wide participation of Christians in the struggle.
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The Nicaraguan revolution was perceived to be motivated by some key obvious factors:the need to overthrow a dictator, the need to foster equality for all, and the need to create a democracy. Shirley Christian was the only foreign journalist who captured the nuances of the revolt by pointing out how personalities, family quarrels, and social class influenced the direction and depth of revolutionary Cited by: The main part of Christians in the Nicaraguan Revolution consists of long narratives by members of two Christian base communities with key roles in the Nicaraguan revolution.
Solentiname is the. The main part of Christians in the Nicaraguan Revolution consists of long narratives by members Christians in the Nicaraguan revolution book two Christian base communities with key roles in the Nicaraguan revolution.
Solentiname is the retreat founded in the mid-sixties by Father Ernesto Cardenal -- now Nicaragua's minister of culture -- on a remote island in Lake Nicaragua. Liberation Theology, as it played itself out in the context of Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution.
This book features two experiences: one in the base community of Santa Maria de los Angeles, in a working-class neighborhood of Managua; the other in Ernesto Cardenal’s community on an island in the archipelago of Solentiname, Great Lake of by: 1.
Christian's fundamental hostility to the Sandinistas mars her story, the first part of which focuses on the political maneuvering between Somoza, the Carter White House, various Latin American heads of state, and the Nicaraguan opposition that led to Somoza's downfall in The second half discusses the gradual break between the Sandinistas and the other anti-Somoza groups following the.
The rebellion in Nicaragua was the first in modern Latin America to be carried out with the active participation and support of Christians. Like all revolutions, the Nicaraguan Revolution has provoked controversy and hostility, and the Christian presence has been a focal point in the debate.
In this work Michael Dodson and Laura Nuzzi O'Shaughnessy offer a detailed study of the religious. Walker has written many books on Nicaragua sincebut Nicaragua in Revolution is still worth reading for anybody who wants to learn about the roots and intial moves of the Sandinistan Revolution.
The book is a collection of essays, each focusing on an aspect of the revolution 4/5(1). García Laviana's involvement in the Nicaraguan Revolution encouraged Catholics to support the FSLN by providing the revolutionary movement with a sense of moral legitimacy.
Many of García Laviana's concerns became priorities for the Sandinistas when they assumed power. This was a fascinating look at the role of religion in the ideology of revolution in Nicaragua.
The main premise of the book is that the revolutionary/socialist ideologies in Nicaragua were not only informed by traditional religion, but were largely driven by Catholic views of /5. The Politics of Religion in Revolutionary Nicaragua By MICHAEL DODSON ABSTRACT: The Popular Insurrection in Nicaragua is examined against the backdrop of the grass-roots mobilization and protest that built up between and Shirley Christian, Nicaragua: Revolution in the Family, Vintage Books, ISBN ; Margaret Randall, Christians in the Nicaraguan Revolution, New Star Books.
The Nicaraguan revolutions is unique because it was the first revolution in history which involved the active and continuing participation of large numbers of Christians as Christians.
While both Catholics and Protestants played a signif-icant role in the revolutionary process, particularly intriguing are. The author deplores the almost total subjection of the latter to Marxism, both at the level of theory and at the level of practice. Nicaraguan symbols of this tendency are not only the four priests who occupy high government positions, but a variety of newly established institutes and by: 7.
What Belli’s and Zwerneman’s books do not satisfactorily explain is the participation of Grenadan and Nicaraguan Christians in their respective revolutions. The rebellion in Nicaragua was the first in modern Latin America to be carried out with the active participation and support of Christians.
Like all revolutions, the Nicaraguan Revolution has provoked controversy and hostility, and the Christian presence has been a focal point in the debate. In this work Michael Dodson and Laura Nuzzi O'Shaughnessy offer a detailed study of the religious Cited by: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Religion and modern Democratic revolutions --The Nicaraguan Revolution and its antecedents --A crisis erupts in Central America --The religious roots of North American politics --Patterns of political development in the Americas --The traditional church.
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Nicaragua's other revolution: religious faith and political struggle. [Michael Dodson; Laura Nuzzi O'Shaughnessy] -- The rebellion in Nicaragua was the first in modern Latin America to be carried out with the active participation and support of Christians.
Like all revolutions, the Nicaraguan Revolution has.The Catholic Church in Nicaragua is the Nicaraguan part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, curia in Rome, and the Conference of Nicaraguan Bishops. There are 2, Catholics in Nicaragua - approximat5% of the total population according to the INEC.
The country is divided into seven dioceses including one archdiocese.