Liberation Theology: The Essential Facts About the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond

Liberation Theology The Essential Facts About the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond Liberation theology has become an essential component of almost every major debate over Latin America today It has changed the face of political life in Nicaragua El Salvador and Haiti contributed t

  • Title: Liberation Theology: The Essential Facts About the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond
  • Author: Phillip Berryman
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Liberation theology has become an essential component of almost every major debate over Latin America today It has changed the face of political life in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Haiti contributed to the rise of people power in the Philippines even played a role in the growing discontent of debt plagued Brazil.Now, using the plainspoken approach that made his InsidLiberation theology has become an essential component of almost every major debate over Latin America today It has changed the face of political life in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Haiti contributed to the rise of people power in the Philippines even played a role in the growing discontent of debt plagued Brazil.Now, using the plainspoken approach that made his Inside Central America the indispensable book on current affairs in the region, Phillip Berryman traces the origins, spread, and impact of liberation theology He shows how its proponents have radically reinterpreted basic Biblical themes such as the Creation and the Exodus from the perspective of the poor and isenfranchised By not asking What must I believe but rather What is to be done they make a direct connection between religious beliefs and political life.

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