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Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology

Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology

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£28.99

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521688932
Published: 29/11/2007
Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood. The second edition of this Companion brings the story of the movement's continuing importance and impact up to date. Additional essays, which complement those in the original edition, expand upon the issues by dealing with gender and sexuality and the important matter of epistemology. In the light of a more conservative ethos in Roman Catholicism, and in theology generally, liberation theology is often said to have been an intellectual movement tied to a particular period of ecumenical and political theology. These essays indicate its continuing importance in different contexts and enable readers to locate its distinctive intellectual ethos within the evolving contextual and cultural concerns of theology and religious studies. This book will be of interest to students of theology as well as to sociologists, political theorists and historians.

Christopher Rowland (University of Oxford)

Christopher Rowland is Dean Ireland Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture, University of Oxford. His publications include Radical Christian Writings: A Reader (2002) with Andrew Bradstock.

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