Braulia Ribeiro

Braulia Ribeiro

Braulia Ribeiro is a Brazilian now living in New Haven, CT. She is an MA student at Yale University as well as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Aberdeen. Prior to her life in the US, she was a volunteer social worker and missionary in the Amazon Region, where she and her husband founded a missionary non-profit, serving over 30 Amazonian tribes. In the US she began to question her Marxist background and through further study embraced a different worldview. She has a BA in Ethnolinguistics from the University of the Nations and an MA degree in Descriptive Linguistics from the Universidade Federal de Rondônia.
Pentecostalism, the Latin American Reformation
Pentecostalism, the Latin American Reformation

How do Martin Luther’s Reformation ideas relate to Latin America today? We might think his views have very little to…

Carbon Credits: A Good Idea for Environmentalists, Not Such a Good Idea for Amazon Tribal Population
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How Ideology-Ridden Politics Transformed Brazil into a Bribe-ocracy
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Brazil Impeachment Dilma Rousseff
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