For M 3/5

Discussion of Mulder, et al., chapters 2 and 3.
1. Compare the experiences of indigenous and immigrant Latinos in the US. How does this difference manifest in religious experience?
2. What role did white Protestant missionaries play in early US Latino history?
3. How does alienation from the Catholic Church factor into conversion stories?
4. Compare the experiences of Mexican and Puerto Rican immigrants to the US. What role does religion play?
5. How do Central American immigrants to the US compare with Mexican and Puerto Rican immigrants?
6. What is the significance of social class differences among Latinos in the US? How does this factor into religious affiliation?
7. What does the story about Latino Catholics attending a Lutheran church reveal about the conversion experience?