Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 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  - Drick - Goodreads

Brown has a way of simply but clearly laying out the basic tenets of liberation theology in way that is readable and applicable. While I can't say I learned anything new, I appreciated Brown's stories ... Read full review

Review: Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide

User Review  - Hansen Wendlandt - Goodreads

Any church can talk about God, but good churches talk about talking about God. That is, most simply, what “theology” is: being very careful about talking or reasoning about God. We all approach faith ... Read full review

Contents

Situating Ourselves
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19
2
35
3
51
A New Way of Being the Church
69
Can There Be a New Way for Us? 1
89
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104
Study Questions
129
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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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