Popular Catholicism In World Church: Seven Case Studies in Inculturation


Author: edited Thomas Bamat and Jean-Paul Wiest
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 9781570752520
Format: Paperback
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Popular Catholicism in a World Church is the result of a three year project administered by the Maryknoll Center for Mission Study and Research in which a team of scholars investigated the faces of popular Catholicism in seven different locations and explored the variety of forms in which Catholicism presents itself. The result of their studies is indispensable reading for both Catholic and Protestant students of missions and inculturation. 

Thomas Bamat, a sociologist with many years of experience in Brazil, is a member of the Maryknoll Association of the Faithful and works in the center for Mission Research and Study at Maryknoll. Jean-Paul Wiest, an historian who works in China, is also a member of the Center for Mission and Research and Study and author of Maryknoll in China.