A practical theology of liberation: Mimetic theory, liberation theology and practical theology

  title={A practical theology of liberation: Mimetic theory, liberation theology and practical theology},
  author={Joel D. Aguilar Ram{\'i}rez and Stephan F. De Beer},
  journal={Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies},
In this article, the authors bring two personal journeys together: one author’s liberationist journey, sparked by a search for justice and liberation in the slums of Guatemala City, and the other’s lifelong commitment to practical theology and spatial justice in South Africa. A practical theology of liberation is the result of life experiences in countries of the Global South amidst the search for justice and liberation. The worlds that come together in this article are Rene Girard’s mimetic… 
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