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The Cambridge companion to liberation theology

Author: Christopher Rowland
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Publication:Cambridge Collections Online
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Although talked about in discussions of religion and politics, liberation theology is not always adequately understood. This Cambridge companion seeks to clarify the background and beliefs of this modern perspective on Christianity and responsibility.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Rowland
ISBN: 9781139001755 1139001752 0521688930 0521868831 9780521688932 9780521868839
OCLC Number: 723454728
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
Title from home page (viewed Feb. 4, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 314 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction: the theology of liberation / Christopher Rowland --
Contemporary Liberation Theology --
The task and content of liberation theology / G. Gutierrez --
'Action is the life of all': the praxis-based epistemology of liberation theology / Zoë Bennett --
Liberation theology in Asia / Bastiaan Wielenga --
Black theology / Edward Antonio --
Feminist theology: a critical theology of liberation / Mary Grey --
Demythologising liberation theology: reflections on power, poverty and sexuality / Marcella Maria Althaus-Reid --
Aspects of Liberation Theology --
The origins and character of the base ecclesial community: a Brazilian perspective / Andrew Dawson --
The Bible and the poor: a new way of doing theology / Gerald West --
Liberation and reconstruction: the unfinished agenda / Charles Villa-Vicencio --
Liberation theology and the Roman Catholic Church / Peter Hebblethwaite --
Marxism, liberation theology and the way of negation / Denys Turner --
The economics of liberation theology / Valpy Fitzgerald --
Political theology, tradition and modernity / Oliver O'Donovan --
Globalising liberation theology: the American context, and coda / Ivan Petrella --
Epilogue: the future of liberation theology / Christopher Rowland.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Other Titles: Liberation theology
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Rowland.

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The second edition of this Companion brings the story of liberation theology up to date and indicate its continuing importance.  Read more...
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