Prosperity Belief and Liberal Individualism: A Study of Economic and Social Attitudes in Guatemala
Description: Globalization has facilitated the growth of “market-friendly” religions throughout the world, but especially in developing societies in the global South. A popular belief among these movements is prosperity belief. Prosperity belief has several characteristics which make it compatible with liberal individualism, the dominant value in a globalized society. At the same time, its compatibility with this value may be limited, extending only to economic liberalism, but not to liberal attitudes on so… more
Date: May 2015
Creator: Huang, Lindsey A.
Partner: UNT Libraries