Voices in the Space Between:Economy, Ecology, and Pentecostalism on the US/Mexico Border


  • Kelly Sharp 4012 B Maplewood Ave, Austin, TX 78722, USA




pentecostalism, Mexico, community


An exploration of ways in which Pentecostalism responds to economic and environmental stress on the US/Mexico border, in particular by a style of worship which focuses on healing and thus may help its followers to reclaim agency in the macroeconomic, environmental, and public health changes of the twentieth century. Feminist theory and an analysis of the significance of gender in this cultural setting and process are central to the research.

Author Biography

Kelly Sharp, 4012 B Maplewood Ave, Austin, TX 78722, USA

4012 B Maplewood Ave, Austin, TX 78722, USA


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How to Cite

Sharp, K. (2006). Voices in the Space Between:Economy, Ecology, and Pentecostalism on the US/Mexico Border. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 11(4), 415–430. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.v11i4.415