HIST 215 - (CH,D,W) Church and Society in Latin America
(Prerequisite: One of the following – HIST 125, HIST 126, PS 219, SPAN 314, PHIL 242)
Examines the historic role of the Catholic Church in Latin America. Major themes include the conversion of New World peoples to Catholicism, syncretism, church and state, and liberation theology. Other units include indigenous religions and beliefs, Protestantism and Judaism in Latin America.