Gustavo Gutierrez: An Introduction to Liberation Theology

Gustavo Gutierrez An Introduction to Liberation Theology None

  • Title: Gustavo Gutierrez: An Introduction to Liberation Theology
  • Author: Robert McAfee Brown
  • ISBN: 9780883445976
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. one of the first, and best intros to the hugely important Latin American liberation movements and thinking by an early leader

    2. Regarded as the founder of Liberation Theology, Gustavo Gutiérrez is a Peruvian Dominican priest who lived in Lima. For Gutiérrez, the central problem in Latin America is sin manifested in an unjust social structure. His foundational work, A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, Salvation (1971), described how Liberation Theology originally developed as a Christian response to the conditions in which a great part of the Latin American population live. Gutiérrez's emphasis is revealed in [...]

    3. I disagree with liberation theology's foundation, but Gutierrez makes the best argument for why Christians should adopt this theology. I don't believe God has a preferential option for the poor, but it's worth reading, if for no other reason to challenge the way you think about God and his treatment of the poor

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