General Works, Historical Surveys and Topical Studies

Carmelo Alvarez, ed. Pentecostalismo y Liberación: Una Experiencia Latinoamericana (San José, Costa Rica: Departamento Ecuménico de Investigaciones, 1992). 

Phillip Berryman, Religion in the Megacity: Catholic and Protestant Portraits from Latin America (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1996).

José M. Bonino, Faces of Latin American Protestantism (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997).

Edward L. Cleary and Hannah Stewart-Gambino, eds. Power, Politics and Pentecostals in Latin America (Boulder: Westview, 1998).

*Enrique Dussel, ed. The Church in Latin America: 1492-1992 (Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 1992).

*Paul Freston, Protestant Political Parties: A Global Survey (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004).

Florencio Galindo, El "Fenomeno de las Sectas" Fundamentalistas: La Conquista Evangelica de America Latina (Navarra, Spain: Editorial Verbo Divino, 1994).

Virginia Garrard-Burnett and David Stoll, Rethinking Protestantism in Latin America (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993).

*Ondina E. Gonzalez and Justo L. Gonzalez, Christianity in Latin America: A History (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Benjamin F. Gutierrez and Dennis A. Smith, In the Power of the Spirit: The Pentecostal Challenge to Historic Churches in Latin America (Louisville, Kentucky: Presbyterian Church, 1996).

David Martin, Tongues of Fire: The Explosion of Protestantism in Latin America (Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1990).

Daniel R. Miller, ed. Coming of Age: Protestantism in Contemporary Latin America (Washington: University Press of America, 1994).

*Emilio Antonio Nunez C. and William David Taylor, Crisis and Hope in Latin America: An Evangelical Perspective (Chicago, Illinois: Moody Press, Carlisle: WEF [Paternoster], 1996).

Doug Petersen, Not By Might Nor By Power: A Pentecostal Theology of Social Concern in Latin America (Oxford: Regnum, 1996).

Calvin L. Smith, Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011).

------- "Pentecostal Presence, Power and Politics in Latin America" in Journal of Beliefs and Values 30.3 (2009), 219-229.

David Stoll, Is Latin America Turning Protestant? The Politics of Evangelical Growth (Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1990).


Regions and Countries

Caribbean

*Aurelio Alonson, América Latina y el Caribe: Territorios Religiosos y Desafíos Para el Diálogo (Buenos Aires: CLACSO, Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales, 2008).

Central America

*Phillip Berryman, Stubborn Hope: Religion, Politics, and Revolution in Central America (Maryknoll, NY: 1994).

Wilton M.  Nelson, Protestantism in Central America (Grand Rapids: Eerdman’s Publishing Company, 1984).

Luis Samandu, ed. Protestantismos y Procesos Sociales en Centroamérica (San José, Costa Rica: Editorial Universitaria Centroamericana [EDUCA], 1990).


Chile

C. Lalive d'Epinay, Haven of the Masses: A Study of the Pentecostal Movement in Chile (London: Lutterworth Press, 1969).


Cuba

Carmelo Alvarez, ed. Cuba: Testimonio Cristiano, Viviencia Revolucionaria (San José, Costa Rica: DEI, 1986).

Theron Corse, Protestants, Revolution, and the Cuba-US Bond (University Press of Florida, 2007).

*John Kirk, Between God and The Party: Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Cuba (Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1989).

Marcos A. Ramos, Protestantism and Revolution in Cuba (Miami: Institute for Interamerican Studies, 1989).

Jason M. Yaremko, U.S. Protestant Missions in Cuba: From Indepedence to Castro (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2000).


Guatemala

Virginia Garrard-Burnett, Protestantism in Guatemala: Living in the New Jerusalem (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998).

Amy L. Sherman, The Soul of Development: Biblical Christianity and Economic Transformation in Guatemala (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).

*David Stoll, Between Two Armies in the Ixil Towns of Guatemala (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993).


Mexico

Jean-Pierre Bastian, Protestantismo y Sociedad en Mexico (Mexico, D.F., Mexico: CUPSA, 1983).


Nicaragua

*Michael Dodson and Laura O'Shaughnessy, Nicaragua’s Other Revolution: Religious Faith and Political Struggle (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990). 

Abelino Martinez, Las Sectas en Nicaragua: Oferta y Demanda de Salvación (Managua: Centro Antonio Valdivieso, 1989). 

Calvin L. Smith, Revolution, Revival, and Religious Conflict in Sandinista Nicaragua. Religion in the Americas series (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007).

Roberto Zub, Protestantismo y Elecciones en Nicaragua (Managua: CIEETS, 1993).


United States (Hispanic Protestantism in)

Edwin I. Hernandez et al, eds. Emerging Voices, Urgent Choices: Essays on Latino/a Religious Leadership (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006).

Manuel Ortiz, The Hispanic Challenge: Opportunities Confronting the Church (Downers Grove, ILL: InterVarsity Press, 1993).


Topical

Theology

Calvin L. Smith, "Pneumapraxis and Eschatological Urgency: A Survey of Latin American Pentecostal Theology and its Outworking" in Calvin L. Smith, Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011).

Comparative Studies

Lorenzo Canas Bottos, Old Colony Mennonites in Argentina and Bolivia: Nation Making, Religious Conflict and Imagination of the Future (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007).

*Paul Freston, Evangelicals and Politics in Asia, Africa and Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2001).

Timothy Steigenga, The Politics of the Spirit: The Political Implications of Pentecostalized Religion in Costa Rica and Guatemala (Lexington, 2001).


* Useful books which contain a section or chapter on Protestantism but which are not wholly devoted to Protestantism in Latin America.