December 16, 2007

EXPORTING THE SUPERIOR CULTURE:

Wealth gospel propels poor Guatemalans: 'Prosperity theology' is empowering people to help themselves out of poverty. (Sara Miller Llana, 12/17/07, The Christian Science Monitor)

Doris Cuxun will never forget the words that shook her out of a daze one Sunday morning during a service at Showers of Grace, a Neo-Pentecostal megachurch here. "Who here wants to own your own business? Lift your hand!" the pastor hollered. [...]

"God opened the door for me," she says unequivocally while rolling pastel pink paint on the walls of her new salon located next to one of the most upscale malls in Guatemala City.


Posted by Orrin Judd at December 16, 2007 9:16 PM
Comments

Well know when the Guatamalans are truly successful when they have to start to deal with an influx of illegal Mexican laborers, too.

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at December 17, 2007 12:29 AM
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