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The explosion of Pentecostalism in Brazil

As its population changes, so does the faith of a country. In Brazil there has been a surge in Pentecostal Christianity – in 30 years numbers grew from 4m to 25m. Catholicism has reduced. Who are the main players, and … Continue reading

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Candomblé & Reading Spiritual Signs Courtesy of Medeiros

I traveled to Brazil on my twenty-second birthday and Candomblé — admittedly, spirituality in general — was something I tended to dismiss as folkloric and time-wasting before then. I attended a primary Catholic school and have lasting memories of corrupting … Continue reading

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