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Liberation Theologies in the United States : an Introduction.

Author: Stacey M Floyd-Thomas; Anthony B Pinn
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2010.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the nascent United States, religion often functioned as a justifier of oppression. Yet while religious discourse buttressed such oppressive activities as slavery and the destruction of native populations, oppressed communities have also made use of religion to critique and challenge this abuse. As Liberation Theologies in the United States demonstrates, this critical use of religion has often taken the form of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Floyd-Thomas, Stacey M.
Liberation Theologies in the United States : An Introduction.
New York : NYU Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey M Floyd-Thomas; Anthony B Pinn
ISBN: 9780814728574 081472857X 9781441638243 1441638245 081472793X 9780814727935
OCLC Number: 779828448
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Black theology / Anthony B. Pinn --
Womanist theology / Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas --
Latina theology / Nancy Pineda-Madrid --
Hispanic/Latino(a) theology / Benjamín Valentín --
Asian American theology / Andrew Sung Park --
Asian American feminist theology / Grace Ji-Sun Kim --
Native feminist theology / Andrea Smith --
American Indian theology / George (Tink) Tinker --
Gay and lesbian theologies / Robert E. Shore-Goss --
Feminist theology / Mary McClintock Fulkerson.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.

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Provides a synthetic introduction to the historical development, context, theory, and goals of a range of US-born liberation theologies. This title covers: Black Theology, Womanist Theology,  Read more...
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"An extraordinary resource for understanding the vitality of liberation theologies and their relation to social transformation in the changing U.S. context. Written in an accessible and engaged way, Read more...

 
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