Evangelical power against feminism

Brazil is the most symptomatic case of Evangelical and Pentecostal growth. The studies that are appearing show that the victory of Jair Bolsonaro was possible thanks to the Evangelical electorate.

Chiapas Support Committee

Brazilian women take to the streets to protest the election of Jair Bolsonaro.

By: Raúl Zibechi

At some point in the next few years, the evangelical wave will reach all the Latin American countries because it’s growing exponentially and it’s becoming a social and political tsunami capable of modifying the scenarios to which we are accustomed. So we should learn something about what is happening where that wave has been imposed.

Brazil is the most symptomatic case of Evangelical and Pentecostal growth. The studies that are appearing show that the victory of Jair Bolsonaro was possible thanks to the Evangelical electorate. (goo.gl/YbPEoW). Among the Catholic population there was a tie between Bolsonaro and the PT’s candidate, Fernando Haddad. Among other religions, as well as among atheists and those who don’t profess any religion, there was a slight majority in favor of the candidate of the left.

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2 thoughts on “Evangelical power against feminism

  1. Interesting analysis, Dr. Bramhall. Thanks for sharing. We shouldn’t dismiss the force of religious belief in people’s lives. It’s a force that’s being exploited by Brazil’s minority power elite.

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  2. My main interest in the article, Rosaliene, is I have been baffled how Bolsonaro won the election when there was still so much support for Lula. The political effect of evangelism (which was initially funded by Nelson Rockefeller) has been extremely pernicious – in Latin America and elsewhere.

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