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The Catholic Church and Politics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica

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Unlike most recent studies of the Catholic Church in Latin America, Philip Williams' book sets out ot analyse the Church in two very dissimilar political contexts - Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Despite the obvious differences, Williams argues that in both cases the Church has responded to social change in a remarkably similar fashion. The efforts of progressive clergy to promote change in both countries has been largely blocked in both hierarchs, fearful that such change will threaten the Church's influence in society. Based ...

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The Catholic Church & Politics in Nicaragua & Costa Rica 1989, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822911555

Unabridged

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The Catholic Church and Politics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica 1989, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822983705

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The Catholic Church and Politics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica 1989, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781349103904

1989 edition

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