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Black Puerto Rican Identity and Religious Experience records religious diversity and complexity in a town that is usually observed through racial lenses that render it homogeneous and fixed in the past. It also contributes to the understanding of the deep interrelation between religion, spirituality, identity, and race in contemporary Puerto Rico and part of its Diaspora.
--Journal of the American Academy of Religion
...this book presages the new scholarship on religion so badly needed in Puerto Rican Studies...elegantly weaves history, politics, and ecclesiastical endeavors into a narrative that is preeminently about people of faith.
…a fascinating collage of religious pluralism in Puerto Rico…
--Journal of Latin American Studies