Nepstad, Sharon Erickson.

Convictions of the soul : religion, culture, and agency in the Central America solidarity movement / Sharon Erickson Nepstad. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004. - xi, 199 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-196) and index.

Culture, agency, and religion in social movements -- The origins of Central America's civil wars -- Leadership and the formation of solidarity -- Biography and recruitment receptivity -- Martyr stories -- Making politics personal -- Rituals and emotional rejuvenation -- Agency and transnational movements.

0195169239 (alk. paper)


Missionaries--History--Political activity--United States--20th century.
Missionaries--History--Political activity--Central America--20th century.
Insurgency--History--Central America--20th century.
Christianity and international affairs--History--20th century.
Christianity and politics--History--United States--20th century.
Solidarity--History--Religious aspects--Christianity--20th century.

BR517 / .N47 2004

261.8/7

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