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.
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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About the Image
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.
Voices on the Radio
Vásquez is associate professor of religion at the University of Florida, and author of Globalizing the Sacred: Religion Across the Americas.
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