Latin Americas new pentecostal populism
In one country after the other, leaders of the ever more popular evangelical churches enter politics. As in the rest of the world, a political void has been created by corruption revelations, economic hardships, globalization and inequality. However, in Latin America, the evangelical leaders also lean on long traditions of populism and "caudillismo". This article was originally published on the 27th of February in Dagsavisen (in Norwegian).
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