1st Edition

Liberation Theologies
A Research Guide

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ISBN 9780824036249
Published March 1, 1991 by Routledge
632 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1991. The following is a comprehensive scholarly bibliography of published materials on the varieties of liberation theology, mostly in book form, available in English. It is intended as an introductory survey to this vast and quickly expanding field for the teacher and student of contemporary theology, of biblical hermeneutics, and to the interrelationship of politics and religion around the world. It will also serve as a comprehensive bibliography.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION, CHAPTER l. The Biblical Roots of Liberation Theology, The Sources, The Politics of the Gospels The Epistles and Apocalypse CHAPTER 2. THE Early TRADITION OF Liberation, The Early Church to the Renaissance, The Colonial Period, Bartolomé de Las Casas, Individual Mission Areas, CHAPTER 3. Popes and Councils: The Role of Rome in Liberation, Vatican II and Papal Encyclicals, John Paul II and Liberation Theology CHAPTER 4. Liberating the First World, Liberation Theologies in Europe, CHAPTER 5 African Theology, South Africa CHAPTER 6. Liberation and Deep Ecumenism- Liberation Theology in Asia, The Indian Subcontinent, East Asia, The Philippines, The Middle East CHAPTER 7. Latin America : Theory and Praxis, CHAPTER 8. THE LIBERATION OF NORTH AMERICA, Liberation Theology for the Rich? Base Christian Communities at Home, The Northern Reactionaries, The Sanctuary Movement, First Americans: Native American and Hispanic Theology, Black Theology, James H. Cone, Martin Luther King, Jr. Malcolm X , James Deotis Roberts, Amerasians, Creation Theology, Gay/Lesbian Theology, The Bishops' Economic Pastoral, CHAPTER 9. Feminist Theology

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Ronald G. Musto (Author)