Systematic Theology; Perspectives from Liberation Theology

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Drawn from the landmark reference work Mysterium Liberationis, this book highlights the core themes of systematic theology from the perspective of liberation theology. Designed for course use, Systematic Theology draws on writings of the most distinguished theologians of Latin America, reflecting on the contents of the gospel from the context of the oppressed poor. All essential aspects of traditional theology are addressed from this primary perspective. For those searching for an integrated, liberative approach ...
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Overview

Drawn from the landmark reference work Mysterium Liberationis, this book highlights the core themes of systematic theology from the perspective of liberation theology. Designed for course use, Systematic Theology draws on writings of the most distinguished theologians of Latin America, reflecting on the contents of the gospel from the context of the oppressed poor. All essential aspects of traditional theology are addressed from this primary perspective. For those searching for an integrated, liberative approach to systematic theology or wishing to add that dimension to their courses Systematic Theology, Perspectives from Liberation Theology distills the insights and scholarship from the original architects of this new and challenging way of doing theology in a single, focused volume.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570750687
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
1 Methodology of the Theology of Liberation 1
2 Option for the Poor 22
3 Central Position of the Reign of God in Liberation Theology 38
4 Trinity 75
5 God the Father 90
6 Jesus of Nazareth, Christ the Liberator 106
7 Systematic Christology: Jesus Christ, the Absolute Mediator of the Reign of God 124
8 The Holy Spirit 146
9 Mary 165
10 Ecclesiology in the Theology of Liberation 178
11 Sin 194
12 Grace 205
13 Sacraments 216
14 Spirituality and the Following of Jesus 233
15 The Crucified People 257
16 Hope, Utopia, Resurrection 279
Bibliography 291
Contributors 297
Index 299
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