Ideology and the ‘Liberation of Theology’: The Role of Critique in Juan Luis Segundo and Slavoj Žižek

@article{Morgan2018IdeologyAT,
  title={Ideology and the ‘Liberation of Theology’: The Role of Critique in Juan Luis Segundo and Slavoj Ži{\vz}ek},
  author={S. Morgan},
  journal={Political Theology},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={211 - 226}
}
  • S. Morgan
  • Published 2018
  • Philosophy
  • Political Theology
ABSTRACT The turn to religion within critical theory has brought the critique of ideology back into theological view. This essay examines the relation of theology to ideology in the liberation theology of Juan Luis Segundo. Segundo's key contribution is his use of the concept of ideology as an efficacious force in theological work in service to poor communities. I argue that the critical and political force of Segundo's theology is dulled by this neutral use of ideology critique. This may be… Expand