Liberation theology: an introductory guide

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Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993 - Religion - 143 pages
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In a manner that is vivid and lively, Robert McAfee Brown explains and illuminates liberation theology for North American readers who may have no previous knowledge of this dynamic Christian movement. Growing out of the experience of oppressed people in Latin America, liberation theology lends a transforming power to both the study of the Bible and the Christian duty to work for justice for all God's people. With heartwarming, terrifying, and humorous stories, Brown shows the strength and significance of one of the outstanding developments in religious faith today and for the future.

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Review: Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide

User Review  - Trey Decker - Goodreads

When reading this book I found the general outline of every chapter to be relatively the same: Brown tells a cute story of how a Christian overcame the dominant culture to show love, then this is why ... Read full review

Review: Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide

User Review  - Everett - Goodreads

Robert McAfee Brown is the preacher, and I am the choir. I don't need to be sold on the virtues of Liberation Theology. So it drove me crazy how consistently Brown bypassed every single opportunity to ... Read full review

Contents

Situating Ourselves
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A New Way of Understanding People
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Copyright

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Robert McAfee Brown was a well-known theologian, writer, teacher, and social activist. He authored many books, including "The Bible Speaks to You"; "Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide"; "Reclaiming the Bible"; "Religion and Violence"; "Theology in a New Key"; and, a novel, "Dark the Night, Wild the Sea", all published by Westminster John Knox Press.

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