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Theology of the liberating word.

Frederick Herzog

Theology of the liberating word.

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvangelische Theologie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR50 .H425
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4768494M
    ISBN 100687415349
    LC Control Number78141148
    OCLC/WorldCa128172

    For the vast majority of Christians and theologians focused on liberation, the challenge of the poor was seen as the work of God; it was to be found in biblical tradition, and theology could only be a genuine theology as a liberation challenge of the poor broke into Latin America, calling into question economic and social structures that produced poverty, and demanding a.


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Covering almost passages of Scripture, it incorporates a wealth of applications, examples, and ilustrations in formats ranging from video and audio to pictures and text. James Hal Cone (August 5, – Ap ) was an American theologian, best known for his advocacy of black theology and black liberation book Black Theology and Black Power provided a new way to comprehensively define the distinctiveness of theology in the black church.

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Liberation theology is a synthesis of Christian theology and socio-economic analyses, based in far-left politics, particularly Marxism, that emphasizes "social concern for the poor and political liberation for oppressed peoples." In the s and the s, liberation theology was the political praxis of Latin American theologians, such as Gustavo Gutiérrez of Peru, Leonardo Boff of Brazil, Juan Luis.

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1) James H. Cone stresses the idea that. Cone’s autobiography is the memoir of a lifetime spent trying to come to terms with his blackness amid the crucible of racism and prejudice in the United States.

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