THE PATHS OF MISSOURI SYNOD IN RIO GRANDE DO SUL: EDUCATION AND RELIGIOSITY (1900-1910)
AbstractThis paper aims to understand the settlement of Lutheran institution Synod of Missouri (1900) and its role in the religious and educational reality in Rio Grande do Sul. As conceptual contribution, the concepts of habitus and field adopted by Pierre Bourdieu have been used in order to understand the rules within the communities, internalized by consolidating the religious and scholastic field. The two journals published by the institution - Der Lutheraner and Kirchenblatt - were used as sources to support the research made. The study discourses the constitution of the Synod, the formation of the first communities, the challenges facing other Lutheran institutions competitors, the increment of doctrinal aspects of education and the Synod concerns about the formation of teachers and ministers.