Liberation Theology at the Crossroads
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Liberation Theology at the Crossroads : Democracy or Revolution?

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This is a paperback reprint of a book published in 1990. Drawing on both English and Spanish sources, this critical study examines the history, methods and doctrines of Liberation Theology. Sigmund considers the movement's origins in political circumstances in Latin America; provides case studies of its role in such events as the revolution and counter-revolution in Chile; and examines the thought of the major liberation theologians and the position of the Vatican.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 140.2 x 208.5 x 18.5mm | 338.4g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019507274X
  • 9780195072747
  • 2,043,653

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In this important and timely book, Paul Sigmund has done a masterly job of pulling together the various strands of Liberation Theology, illustrating the historical crosscurrents at work with excellent case studies of the church's witness during the counter-revolution in Chile and the revolutions taking place in Nicaragua and El Salvador. * Commonweal *show more

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Drawing on both English and Spanish sources, this critical study examines the history, method, and doctrines of Liberation Theology. Sigmund considers the movement's origins in political circumstances in, Latin America; provides case studies of its role in Chile, Brazil, El Salvador, and Nicaragua; and critically examines the thought of the major liberation theologians and the position of the Vatican.show more

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