The Independence(s) Lecture Series | Latin American and Latino Studies

Thursday, September 26 at 4:30pm

Whitaker Laboratory, Room 303
5 E Packer Ave., Bethlehem, PA 18015

Latin American and Latino Studies presents

“How did Santa Muerte, a Mexican folk saint, become the fastest growing new religious movement in the West?”

Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut
Virginia Commonwealth University
with
Dr. Kate Kingsbury
University of Alberta

The leading expert on the fastest growing new religious movement in the Americas, Dr. Chesnut will explain how Mexican folk saint, Santa Muerte (Saint Death), has gone from only a few thousand devotees in 2001 to some 12 million today.

Topic

Academics & Colleges

Target Audience

General Public, Undergrad Students, Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni

Website

https://las.cas2.lehigh.edu/content/h...

Department
College of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Programs Office, Latin American Studies
Contact Information

Office of Interdisciplinary Programs
incasip@lehigh.edu

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