David Allan Rodgers DAVID ALLAN RODGERS

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SILVA, Vagner Gonçalves da. Neo-Pentecostalism and Afro-Brazilian religions: explaining the attacks on symbols of the African religious heritage in contemporary Brazil.Translated byDavid Allan Rodgers. Mana [online]. 2007, vol.3Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0104-9313.

In this work, I analyze the relations of proximity and antagonism between neo-Pentecostalism and Afro-Brazilian religions, and their consequences for the transformation of the Brazilian social imaginary constructed on the basis of values derived from these two fields.

Keywords : Candomblé; Umbanda; Neo-Pentecostalism; Religious Conflict; African Symbols.

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