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Religious Education in Homes and Protestant Mission in Brazil during the Vargas Ag

Journal: International Journal of Arts and Social Science (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 10-185

Keywords : Protestantism; Religious Education; Vargas Age; Mission; Brazil.;

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He aim of this study is to analyze the strategies of consolidation and missionary expansion of Protestants in Brazil through educational integration in homes. The ecclesiastical leaders believed that such a method would be of fundamental importance for the maintenance of the "true Christian principles" in Brazilian evangelical families. Catholics were seen as defilers of society and the "believers" should present themselves as different in the face of such. Families were instructed to keep themselves away from the "world" and walk in accordance with the "laws of the Lord." Such teachings were spread through newspapers that were distributed in the churches, which were the main mean of communication in that period. Discourses and Protestant representations that are regarded as ideal for "exemplary family" are to be analyzed as well as the use of periodicals (Baptists and Methodists) and part of the historiography that deals with the theme. Thus, we intend to contribute to the discussions on Protestant missionary strategies, particularly as the participation of the family in the process of consolidation of evangelistic faith is regarded

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