A Social History of the Catholic Church in Chile: v. 3 Second Period of the Pinochet Government 1980-1990
By: Mario I. Aguilar (author)Hardback
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The first volume of this "Social History of the Catholic Church in Chile" interprets the historiography of bishops, priests, religious, Christian communities and lay people during the years 1973-1980. It studies the historiography of the period in the context of the universal church, the Latin American church and the development of a very strong network of parish communities. Volume II explores the life of Chilean Cardinal Raul Silva Henriquez (1909-1999), who became the most important Chilean ecclesiastical figure of the 20th century. Volume III examines the period in which the Church and Chilean civic society pushed for a return to democracy.
Mario Aguilar is Dean of Divinity at the University of St. Andrew's, Scotland.
Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Year of the New Constitution; 2. The Year of Pinochet (1981); 3. The Year of Despair (1982); 4. A Cycle of Protests (1983); 5. Towards Democratic Conversations (1984); 6. The Cleansing of the Opposition (1985); 7. Pinochet Under Fire (1986); 8. The Pope's Visit and Beyond (1987-1989); Bibliography; Index.
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