BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR THE COURSE:

A STUDY OF NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN

MESOAMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Compiled by Professor Clifton L. Holland

Evangelical University of the Americas (UNELA)
San José, Costa Rica

(Last revised January 16, 2001)

NOTE: MESOAMERICA consists of Mexico and Central America.


CARIBBEAN CULTURAL AREA

Barrett, Leonard E.
                    The Rastafarians. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1997.

Canizares, Raul
                    Cuban Santería: Walking with the Night. Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 1999.

Caribbean Conference of Churches (editors)

At the Crossroads: African Caribbean Religion and Christianity. Barbados: Caribbean Conference of Churches, 1995.

Deive, Carlos Estevan
                    Vodu y magia en Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo: Museo del Hombre Dominicano, 1979.

Hurbon, Laennec (editor)

Le Pnénomene Religieux dans la Caraibe. Montreal: CIDIHCA, 1989.

Lampe, Armando

"Los nuevos movimientos religiosos en el Caribe," pages 335-365, in Gérard Pierre-Chales (editor), Los movimientos sociales en el Caribe. Santo Domingo: Editorial Universitaria, 1987.

Breve Historia del Cristianismo en el Caribe. San Jose, Costa Rica: CEHILA, 1997.

Limonta, Arguellos y I. Hodge

Los llamados cultos sincréticos y el espiritismo. Estudio monográfio sobre su signifiación social en la sociedad cubana contemporánea. La Habana: Editorial Academia, 1991.

Matibag, Eugenio

Afro-Cuban Religious Experience: Cultural Reflections in Narrative.  Gainsville, Florida: The University Press of Florida, 1996.

Murphy, Joseph M.

Santería: An African Religion in America. Bronx, New York: Original Publications, Div. Jamil Products Corportation, 1989.

Olmos, Margarite Fenández and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert (editors)

Sacred Possessions: Vodou, Santería, Obeah, and the Caribbean. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997.

Simpson, G.E.

The Religious Cults of the Caribbean: Trinidad, Jamaica and Haiti. San Juan:  Institute of Caribbean Studies, 1970.

Thomas-Hope, E. (editor)

Afro-Caribbean religions. London, publisher?, 1980


CENTRAL AMERICAN REGION

Gómez V., Jorge I.

El Crecimiento y la Deserción en la Iglesia Evangélica Costarricense. San Jose, Costa Rica: Publicaciones IINDEF, 1996.

Holland, Clifton L.

"Hacia una clasificación de iglesias por familias denominacionales del movimiento protestante en Costa Rica," versión revisada del 2 de diciembre de 1996, informe de investigaciones sobre el camino (research-in-progress reports). San José, Costa Rica: PROLADES, 1996.

Holland, Clifton L. (editor)

World Christianity: Central America and the Caribbean. Monrovia, CA: MARC Publications, 1981.

Martinez, Abelino

Las Sectas en Nicaragua: Oferta y Demanda de Salvación. San Jose, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1989.

Nelson, Wilton M.

El protestantismo en Centro América. Miami: Editorial Caribe, 1982.

Schafer, Heinrich

Protestantismo y crisis social en América Central. San Jose, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1992.

Valverde, Jaime

Las Sectas en Costa Rica: Pentecostalismo y Conflicto Social. San Jose, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1990.

MEXICO

Giménez, Gilberto (editor)

Identidades religiosas y sociales en México. México, DF: Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales del UNAM, 1996.

Casillas R., Rodolfo

"La pluralidad religiosa en México: descrubriendo Horizontes," pp. 67-102, in Gilberto Giménez (editor), Identidades religiosas y sociales en México. México, DF: Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales del UNAM, 1996.

Fortuny Loret de Mola, Patricia

"Mormones y Testigos de Jehová: la versión Mexicana," pp. 175-216, in Gilberto Giménez (editor), Identidades religiosas y sociales en México. México, DF: Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales del UNAM, 1996.

Holland, Clifton L.

"Hacia una clasificación de iglesias por familias denominacionales del movimiento protestante en la gran ciudad de México," versión revisada del 15 de octubre de 1996, informe de investigaciones sobre el camino (research-in-progress reports). México, DF: VELA-PROLADES, 1996.

López Cortés, Eliseo

Pentecostalismo y Milenarismo:  La Iglesia Apostólica de la Fe en Cristo Jésus. Iztapalapa, México, DF:   Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Iztapalapa, 1990.

Marroquín, Enrique

"Pinceladas de una ilustración etnográfica: La Luz del Munda en Guadalajara," pp. 145-174, in Gilberto Giménez (editor), Identidades religiosas y sociales en México. México, DF: Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales del UNAM, 1996.

Scott, Lindy

Salt of the Earth:  A Socio-Political History of Mexico City Evangelical Protestants (1964-1991). Coyoacán, México, DF:  Editorial Kyrios, 1991.

GENERAL WORKS

American Family Foundation (AFF)

Cultic Studies Journal: Psychological Manipulation and Society. CSJPMS is a semi-annual journal published by the American Family Foundation: P.O. Box 2265, Bonita Springs, Florida 33959-2265. See the following two articles:

Baamonde, Jose María

"The Experience of the SPES Foundation: Some Remarks on the different attitudes toward New Religious Movements in Argentina and in Europe," pp. 56-65, in CSJPMS, Vol. II, No. 1, 1994. (Note: the SPES Foundation = Servicio para el Esclarecimiento en Sectas, or the Organization for Cult Awareness, is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Silletta, Alfredo

"Cults in Latin America," pp. 66-76, in CSJPMS, Vol. II, No. 1, 1994. (Note: the author is president of the Argentine Foundation for the Study of Cults, known as FAPES = Fundación Argentina Para el Estudio de Sectas, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina)

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Alvarez, Carmelo (editor)

Pentecostalismo y liberación: Una experiencia latinoamericana. San José, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1992.

Bastian, Jean-Pierre

La Mutación Religiosa de América Latina: para una sociología del cambio social en la modernidad periférica. México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1997.

Protestantismos y modernidad latinoamericana: Historia de unas minorías religiosas activas en América Latina. Mexico, DF: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1994.

"The Metamorphosis of Latin American Protestant Groups: A Sociohistorical Perspective," pp. 33-61, in Latin American Research Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, 1993.

Berg, Clayton L. and Paul Pretiz

Spontaneous Combustion: Grass-Roots Christianity, Latin American Style. Pasadena, CA: Wm. Carey Library, 1996

Boudewijnse, Barbara; André Droogers and Frans Kamsteeg (editors)

Also Más Que Opio: Una lectura antropológica del pentecostalismo latinoamericano y caribeño. San José, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1991. [see Bibliography: pp. 137-176]

Dawson, Lorne L. (editor)

Cults in Context: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1996.

Dixon, Keith

The Sociology of Belief: Fallacy and Foundation. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.

Droogers, André

"Bibliografía sobre pentecostalismo y movimientos carismáticos en Latinoamerica y el Caribe," pp. 137-176, in Boudewijnse, Barbara; André Droogers and Frans Kamsteeg (editors), Also Más Que Opio: Una lectura antropológica del pentecostalismo latinoamericano y caribeño. San José, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI, 1991.

Dussel, Enrique (editor)

Resistencia y Esperanza: Historia del Pueblo Cristiano en América Latina y el Caribe. San José, Costa Rica: Editorial DEI y CEHILA, 1995.

Ellwood, Robert S.

"The Study of New Religious Movements in America," in The Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin, Vol. 10, Number 3 (June 1979).

Fenton, John Y.

South Asian Religions in the Americas: An Annotated Bibliography of Immigrant Religious Traditions. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Grondona, Mariano

"El Regreso Triunfal de las Religiones," pp. 5-12, un informe especial en La Revista Interamericana VISION, Vol. 53, No. 3 (28 de julio de 1979).

Hesselgrave, David J. (editor)

Dynamic Religious Movements: Case Studies of Rapidly Growth Religious Movements Around the World. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1978.

Laiken Elkin, Judith

"Exploring the Jewish Archipelago in Latin America," pp 224-238, in Latin American Research Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 1995.

Lehmann, Arthur C. And James E. Myers

            Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion. Fourth Edition. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1997.

Martin, David

Tongues of Fire: The Explosion of Protestantism in Latin America. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1993.

Melton, J. Gordon

Encyclopedia of American Religions. Fifth Edition. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1996.

Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America. Revised and updated editon. Hamden, CT: Garland Publish, 1994

Religious Bodies in the United States: A Directory. New York: Garland Publishers, 1992.

Melton, J. Gordon and Michael A. Kozegi

Religious Information Sources: A Worldwide Guide. New York: Garland Publishing, 1992.

Murphy, Larry G., J. Gordon Melton, and Gary L. Ward (editors)

Encyclopedia of African-American Religions. Hamden, CT: Garland Publishing, 1994.

Parker, Cristian

Popular Religion & Modernization in Latin America: A Different Logic.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1996 (Spanish edition, 1993) [see Bibliography: pp. 165-184]

Pérez Guadalupe, José Luis

¿Por qué se van los Católicos? El problema de la "Migración religiosa" de ls católicos a las llamadas "sectas." Lima, Peru: Conferencia Episcopal Peruana, 1992.

Rokeach, Milton

Beliefs, Attitudes and Values: A Theory of Organization and Change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1980 (1968).

Understanding Human Values: Individual and Societal. New York: The Free Press, 1979.

Saliba, John A.

Understanding New Religious Movements. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995.

Scott, Kenneth

"Nuevos Movimientos Religosos: Una Interpretación de las Sectas," in Ensayos Ocasionales, Año 1980, No. 00803. Lima, Perú: Seminario Evangélico de Lima.

Stark, Rodney (editor)

Religious Movements: Genesis, Exodus and Numbers. New York: Paragon House Publishers, 1985.

Stark, Rodney and William Sims Bainbridge

A Theory of Religion. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987 & 1996.

Stoll, David

Is Latin America Turning Protestant? The Politics of Evangelical Growth. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1990.

Turner, Harold W.

Bibliography of New Religious Movements in Primal Societies: Latin America. (Bibliographies of New Religious Movements Series, Vol. 5) Publisher unknown, hardcover $50.00 (see www.Amazon.com)

Bibliography of New Religious Movements in Primal Societies: The Caribbean. (Bibliographies of New Religious Movements Series, Vol. 6) Publisher unknown, hardcover $50.00 (see www.Amazon.com)

Wallace, Anthony F. C.

Religion: An Anthropological View. New York: Random House, 1966.

"Revitalization Movements," pp. 264-281, in American Anthropologist, Vol. 58, April 1956.

Walls, A.

Exploring New Religious Movements: Esaays in Honour of Harold W. Turner. Publisher unknown, paperback, $12.75 (see www.Amazon.com).

Wilson, Bryan R.

"The Sociology of Sects," pp. 89-120, in Religion in Sociological Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

"New Religious Movements: Convergences and Contrasts," pp. 121-147, in Religion in Sociological Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Sociología de las Sectas Religiosas. Madrid: Ediciones Guadarrama, 1970.

The Social Dimensions of Sectarianism: Sects and New Religious Movements in Contemporary Society. Publisher and date unknown (see www.Amazon.com); maybe it is an updated version of The Patterns of Sectarianism (London: Heinemann, 1967).

(Last revised January 14, 2001)