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Oaxtepec Congress
(570 words)

[German Version]

(1978), an assembly of churches of Latin America. Oaxtepec is an important step in the process of cooperation in Latin American Protestantism that began with the Congresses on Christian Work in Latin America (CCWLA), in 1916 in Panama (Panama Congress), in1925 in Montevideo, and in 1929 in Havana, and the foundation of National Councils of Churches. After World War II, when German immigrant churches had also joined the councils and a call arose for continental representation of the Protestant churches, the councils organized the first…

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Prien, Hans-Jürgen, “Oaxtepec Congress”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124152>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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