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Religion in Latin America & the Caribbean: Find Books

This subject guide helps to identify key works that examine the subject of religion in Latin America available in the Yale University libraries. It contains books, primary sources, and databases on the subject.





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Subject Headings

Search these terms in the SUBJECT field in ORBIS or use as keywords in database searches.

  • Catholic Church--[Country or Region]
  • [Country or Region]--Religion  (Ex.  Brazil--Religion--History)
  • [Country or Region]--Religious life and Customs
  • Cults--[Country or Region]
  • Liberation Theology
  • Methodist Church--[Country or Region]
  • Missions--[Country or Region]
  • Missionaries--[Country or Region]
  • [Aymara] mythology
  • Indians of South American--Religion
  • Protestants--[Country or Region]
  • Umbanda
  • Jews--[Country or Region]--History
  • Franciscans--[Country or Region]
  • Catholic Church--Missions--[Country or Region]
  • Blacks--Latin America--Religion
  • Church and social problems--Latin America
  • [Country or Region]--Church history
  • Christian communities
  • Church work with the poor