Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America

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Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America - Brenneman, Robert
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Why would a gun-wielding, tattoo-bearing "homie" trade in la vida loca for a Bible and the buttoned-down lifestyle of an evangelical hermano (brother in Christ)? To answer this question, Robert Brenneman interviewed sixty-three former gang members from the "Northern Triangle" of Central America--Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras--most of whom left their gang for evangelicalism. Unlike in the United States, membership in a Central American gang is hasta la morgue . But the most common exception to the "morgue rule" ...

Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199753901

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Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199753840

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