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A theology of liberation: history, politics, and salvation

  title={A theology of liberation: history, politics, and salvation},
  author={G. Guti{\'e}rrez},
  • G. Gutiérrez
  • Published 1973
  • Sociology
  • This is the credo and seminal text of the movement which was later characterized as liberation theology. The book burst upon the scene in the early seventies, and was swiftly acknowledged as a pioneering and prophetic approach to theology which famously made an option for the poor, placing the exploited, the alienated, and the economically wretched at the centre of a programme where "the oppressed and maimed and blind and lame" were prioritized at the expense of those who either maintained the… CONTINUE READING
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