(University of North Carolina Press, 384 pp., $24.95 paperback.) This well-researched and carefully nuanced study argues that southern white evangel- icals became defenders of slavery because of- and through intimate association with- black evangelicals. Freston, a veteran historian and sociologist of Brazilian Protestants, enlisted a capable team of experts who describe five Latin American countries where the number of evangelicals is rising fast.
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