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Spirit and PowerThe Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism$
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Donald E. Miller, Kimon H. Sargeant, and Richard Flory

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199920570

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920570.001.0001

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The Growth and Development of Non-Catholic Churches in Paraguay

The Growth and Development of Non-Catholic Churches in Paraguay

(p.83) 4 The Growth and Development of Non-Catholic Churches in Paraguay
Spirit and Power

Henri Gooren

Oxford University Press

The many different varieties of Pentecostalism have generally been very successful in Latin America, where Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador are now 20 to 30 percent Protestant. However, Colombia, Uruguay, and Paraguay are only five to six percent Protestant and only three percent Pentecostal—a phenomenon that has received far less scholarly attention. This chapter analyzes the growth and development of ten non-Catholic churches in Paraguay, arguably the least Protestant country of Latin America, analyzing growth rates for each individual church and for the entire Protestant community. The chapter concludes with an analysis of why Protestantism and Pentecostalism have not, to this point, been successful in Paraguay, while it has been successful in other Latin American countries.

Keywords:   Pentecostalism (and): non-growth, Latin America, Paraguay, Catholic

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