Evangelical Christianity is Mexico's fastest-growing religious movement, with about ten million adherents today. This book focuses on two sharply contrastive native evangelical sects in Central Mexico: Amistad y Vida (Friendship and Life) and La Luz del Mundo (The Light of the World).
HUGO G. NUTINI is University Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. Jean F. Nutini, who holds the Maestria en Antropologia Social from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, has conducted extensive ethnographic research in Mexico. She has published in anthropology with Hugo G. Nutini and in public health with colleagues in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, where she was Research Associate (2002-2013). Earlier, she taught anthropology and traditional medicine at the Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social in Cordoba, Veracruz (1983-1987).