TENTATIVE OUTLINE & RESOURCES:
AN ONLINE HANDBOOK OF
THE HISPANIC PROTESTANT CHURCH IN THE USA



An Introductory Essay on Hispanics and Religion in the USA

Resources available as background studies:

Juan Gonzales
A History of Latinos in America: Harvest of Empire
(Penguin Books, 2001)

David A. Badillo
Latinos and the New Immigrant Church
(John Hopkins University Press, 2006)

Ospino Hosffman, editor
Hispanic Ministry in the 21st Century:  Present and Future
(Convivium Press, 2010)

Timothy Matovina
Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church
(Princeton University Press, 2012)

Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
(The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, 2008)

Larry L. Hunt
Hispanic Protestantism in the USA
(University of Maryland, 1999)

Juan Francisco Martinez
Los Protestantes: An Introduction to Latino Protestantism in the U.S.
(Praeger, 2011)


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The National Hispanic Context:
Essays on Major Hispanic & Iberian Traditions in the USA

See Part II - Branches in
Juan Gonzales
A History of Latinos in America: Harvest of Empire
(Penguin Books, 2001)


See Wikipedia articles for preliminary information online:

Hispanic & Latino Americans
Latin Americans
Spanish Americans
Mexican Americans
Caribbean Heritage Americans (Cuban, Puerto Rican & Dominican)
Central Americans
South Americans (Spanish & Portuguese-speaking countries)
Brazilian Americans

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The Historical Development of Protestant Hispanic Work in the USA

A Chronology of Historical Origins and Regional Development (PDF)

A Brief Historical Overview of How Hispanic Protestant Ministry began in the USA

A Database of +185 Hispanic Protestant Denominations in the USA (Excel)
(sorted by PROLADES Religion Classification Codes)

The Geographical Distribution of Hispanic Protestant Churches by
Census Regions & Divisions, States, Cities and Zipcodes:
An online database and search engine of local Hispanic churches nationally

Summary Report: Chart of the Distribution of Hispanic Protestant Churches
by States and Census Regions & Divisions in the USA, 1993

Summary Report: Chart of the Distribution of Hispanic Protestant Churches
by States and Census Regions & Divisions in the USA, 15 July 2012

Table of USA Hispanic Population Distribution with
Estimated N umber of Hispanic Protestant Congregations
by Specified Geographical Areas, 15 July 2012

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An Evaluation of Hispanic Population & Church Growth Trends, 1900-2010

Resources available as background studies:

Hispanic Population Growth in the USA, 1790-1990

Hispanic Population Projections 2010-2015

Earl Parvin, Missions in North America (2006)
Chapter 5, "Hispanics in North America"

A Special Report for HABBM on
Major Hispanic Protestant Denominations in the USA, 1993

(Clifton L. Holland, director of PROLADES)

A Statistical Report for CONELA on
Major Hispanic Protestant Denominations in the USA, 2009

(Clifton L. Holland, director of PROLADES)

Survey Shows How the Faith of America's Hispanics have Changed
(The Barna Group, 2009)

A Study of Hispanic Protestant Mega-churches in the USA
(PROLADES)

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Historical Profiles of Hispanic Protestant Denominations

Introductory Essays on the following Major Traditions and Denominational Families:
Mainline Protestant, Evangelical, Adventist, Pentecostal-Charismatic & Others

Historical Profiles of Hispanic Denominations in the USA
Clifton L. Holland, compiler & editor
(currently 588 pages in PDF)

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Biographies of Major Hispanic/Anglo Leaders
in Hispanic Protestant Ministry in the USA


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Stories of the Spiritual Journey of Evangelical Immigrants
to the USA from Latin America & the Caribbean

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Topical Entries related to the Social Impact of
the Hispanic Protestant Church in the USA


Educational Institutions: Primary and Secondary Education,
Vocation Training, University and Theological Education;
Community Outreach Ministries;
Rural / Urban Ministries;
Compassion & Social Development Ministries;
Social and Political Advocacy Organizations;
Interdenominational & Ecumenical Organizations, etc.

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An Evaluation on Anglo-Hispanic Protestant Relationships in the USA

Resources available as background studies:

Clifton L. Holland
The Religious Dimension in Hispanic Los Angeles:
A Protestant Case Study
-- especially chapters 11 & 12.
(Wm. Carey Library, 1974)

Juan F. Martinez Guerra & Luis Scott, editors
Iglesias Pereginas en Busca de Identidad:
Cuadros del Protestantismo Latino en los EUA

(Ediciones Kairos, 2004)

Juan F. Martinez Guerra & Luis Scott, editors
Los Evangelicos:  Portraits of Latino Protestantism in the United States
(Ediciones Kairos, 2004)

Juan F. Martinez Guerra
Caminando entre El Pueblo: Ministerio Latino en los EUA
(Abingdon Press, 2008)

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Concluding Essay: The Hispanic Church in the 21st Century --
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Challenges

Subject Index

Bibliography

Appendices


PROLADES
(Programa Latinoamericano de Estudios Sociorreligiosos/
Latin American Socio-Religious Studies Program)

Clifton L. Holland, Director
Apartado 1524-2050, San Pedro, Costa Rica
Telephone: (506) 2283-8300; Fax (506) 2234-7682
E-Mail: mailto:prolades@
ice.co.cr
Internet: http://www.prolades.com/