Manuel Vásquez and Marie Friedmann Marquardt —
Latino Migrations and the Changing Face of Religion in the Americas

Vásquez believes that in the global age, religious dynamics may have a boomerang effect across the Americas with dramatic consequences. We explore how religion will shape the increasing Hispanic population and how religion itself might be changed.

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is associate professor of religion at the University of Florida, and author of Globalizing the Sacred: Religion Across the Americas.

is a doctoral researcher at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and coauthor of Globalizing the Sacred: Religion Across the Americas.

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We can't include all of Krista's interview in an hour of radio. And, this week, we could only fit one of two interviews into the program. So, we're giving you a chance to download mp3s of both conversations in their entirety. Or, listen to smaller, digestible portions of Friedmann Marquardt's interview.

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A flier taped to a roadside shrine to St. Jude, the patron saint of the desperate, warns migrants to watch out for volunteers patrolling U.S./Mexico in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico. Migrants pray at the shrine before starting their journey to the border fence, which is located about a mile across the desert from the shrine.

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