David Trumbull, between Freemasonry and Protestantism: the configuration of anticlerical Front in Chile in the late nineteenth century

Javier Castro Arcos About the author

The aim of this paper is to characterize the figure of the Protestant Pastor David Trumbull in shaping the Chilean anticlerical Front late nineteenth century. It discusses the fundamental approaches Trumbull, on linking Religion in Politics-time thematic reviews as they were searching for Religious Freedom and the Protestant participation in the construction of Chile Republican. It is considered the relationship between Freemasonry and Protestantism through the figure of Trumbull, as an articulator of doctrinally conflicting perspectives, but instrumentally possible to be assembled because of a common goal, the implementation of liberal ideology.

David Trumbull; Anticlerical Front; Chile Republican; Chilean Protestantism; Chilean Freemasonry

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