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The political theory of liberation theology

toward a reconvergence of social values and social science

by John R. Pottenger

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberation theology -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 231-250.

    StatementJohn R. Pottenger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT83.57 .P47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2056461M
    ISBN 100791401189, 0791401197
    LC Control Number88034838

    A Theology of Liberation consists of four parts, which include thirteen chapters and cover more than three hundred pages. Part 1 includes one chapter that discusses the purpose of theology. EBOOK SYNOPSIS: Liberation Theology and Sexuality is a book about 'doing Liberation Theology in Latin America' in the twenty-first century. The style of doing theology remains the same, but this book reflects the work of a new generation of liberation theologians developing a theology that offers a wider and more complex critique of reality, with new perspectives on issues of sexuality, race.

      The Rev. James Cone is the founder of black liberation theology. In an interview with Terry Gross, Cone explains the movement, which has roots in . See Haight,, Liberation Theology at 20 – 21 (cited in note 10); and Berryman, Phillip, Liberation Theology: Essential Facts About the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond at (Temple U Press, )(hereinafter Berryman, Liberation Theology). The author states that, “Marxism can be regarded primarily as a set of questions-a Author: Robert J. Araujo.

      ABSTRACTThe turn to religion within critical theory has brought the critique of ideology back into theological view. This essay examines the relation of theology to ideology in the liberation theology of Juan Luis Segundo. Segundo's key contribution is his use of the concept of ideology as an efficacious force in theological work in service to poor : Silas Morgan.   In her new book, The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology, Lilian Calles Barger traces the history of liberationist thought back to its ascendance in the s and 70s, situating it atop the prior movements and thinkers who paved the way.


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THE POLITICAL THEORY OF LIBERATION THEOLOGY Download The Political Theory Of Liberation Theology ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Political Theory Of Liberation Theology book pdf for free now. A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation (15th Anniversary Edition with New Introduction by Author) Paperback – June 1, by Gustavo Gutierrez (Author) out of 5 stars 56 ratings.

See all 15 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. $ Read with Our Free App. from $ 18 Used from $ 1 New from Cited by: Furthermore, political theology is not an attempt to develop a concrete political program from faith, nor is it another type of Social Gospel in which praxis simply swallows up theory.

There are no specifically Christian solutions to world problems for which a political theology would have to develop the theory.5/5(1).

Liberation theology is a movement in (Roman Catholic) theology that aims to liberate people from unjust economic, political, or social contexts.

In doing so it primarily interprets the. Liberation Theology and Sexuality is a book about 'doing Liberation Theology in Latin America' in the Twenty First Century. The style of doing theology remains the same, but this book reflects the work of a new generation of liberation theologians developing a theology that offers a wider and more complex critique of reality, with new perspectives on issues of sexuality, race, gender, culture.

This is the credo and seminal text of the movement which was later characterized as liberation theology. The book burst upon the scene in the early seventies, and was swiftly acknowledged as a pioneering and prophetic approach to theology which famously made an option for the poor, placing the exploited, the alienated, and the economically wretched at the centre of a programme where "the 2/5(1).

Pottenger addresses the general question of to what extent liberation theology has achieved its ultimate objective of a just society--of the convergence of traditional social values and modern political science. "This book goes beyond a simple survey of liberation theology to deal with complex issues linking theory and practice in social life.

“In liberation theology, Marxism is never treated as a subject on its own but always from and in relation to the poor. Placing themselves firmly on the side of the poor, liberation theologians ask Marx: 'What can you tell us about the situation of poverty and ways of overcoming it?'. Unlike Cone™s theology that led me to question if and when black homosexuals entered into Black Liberation Theology, black cultural critics and the second wave of black theologians prompted me to ask how black homosexuals were portrayed in contemporary African American cultural Size: KB.

THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO LIBERATION THEOLOGY Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood. This Companion offers an introduc-tion to the history and characteristics of liberation theology in its various forms in different parts of the world.

Authors from four continents. Gustavo Gutiérrez, A Theology of Liberation (New York: Maryknoll, ). Jon Sobrino, “The entral Position of God in Liberation Theology, ER, Roberto S. Goizueta, “Gustavo Gutiérrez,” in Peter Scott & William avanaugh, eds., The lack-well Companion to Political Theology (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, ), The liberation theology movement gained strength in Latin America during the s.

Because of their insistence that ministry should include involvement in the political struggle of the poor against wealthy elites, liberation theologians were often criticized—both formally, from within the Roman Catholic Church, and informally—as naive purveyors of Marxism and advocates of leftist social.

A New Ideology: The Theology of Liberation When informed that the theology of liberation would be discussed at the next national meeting of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the president of that society replied that it was not a good idea: the fad would have blown away by the time of the convention.

Andrew Greeley. This is the credo and seminal text of the movement which was later characterized as liberation theology. The book burst upon the scene in the early seventies, and was swiftly acknowledged as a pioneering and prophetic approach to theology which famously made an option for the poor, placing the exploited, the alienated, and the economically wretched at the centre of a/5.

This book goes beyond a simple survey of liberation theology to deal with complex issues linking theory and practice in social life.

It offers an overview of the central issues raised by liberation theology and presents its methodological implications. The relation of fact and value is explored, and questions are raised about ethical theory.”—Pages: In Political Theology Sölle similarly hopes to make clear that here is ‘not an attempt to develop a concrete political program from faith’.

16 But political interpretation of the gospel does have a positive as well as a critical meaning. She writes: ‘The statement "you are called to freedom" becomes true for wage earners not when they hear it proclaimed, but when it becomes a concrete.

"This book goes beyond a simple survey of liberation theology to deal with complex issues linking theory and practice in social life. It offers an overview of the central issues raised by liberation theology and presents its methodological implications. Liberation theology is a method of defining Christian faith in the political context of underdevelopment, in a partisan spirit committed to action.

It is not distinctive for wishing to apply. This is the first in-depth look at the political theoretical structure of liberation theology.

Pottenger shows how liberation theologians, writing from the perspective of the poor and oppressed, denounce modernity and especially capitalism for having caused poverty and military dictatorships.

A Concise History of Liberation Theology – Page 4 Formulation For the sake of clarity and a better understanding of the advances made, the formulation of liberation theology can be divided into four stages. The Foundational Stage The foundations were laid by those who sketched the general outlines of this way of doing Size: KB.

"This book goes beyond a simple survey of liberation theology to deal with complex issues linking theory and practice in social life. It offers an overview of the central issues raised by liberation theology and presents its methodological implications.

The relation of fact and value is explored, and questions are raised about ethical theory."‘Political Theology’ as critical theology and as a ‘theology with its face towards the world’ is committed to ‘justice, peace and the integrity of creation’ and is : Tanya Van Wyk.Praise “Theology and the Political is a helpful book because it gathers in one volume a representative sample of very serious theologians” — Stephen H.

Webb, First Things “[A] collection of this caliber on such a timely subject is to be welcomed.” — D. W. Congdon, Princeton Theological Review “[A] patient reader will be rewarded with some intriguing perspectives and.