Toward a Liberation Theology for the “Oppressor”

  title={Toward a Liberation Theology for the “Oppressor”},
  author={Glenn R. Bucher},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Religion},
  • Glenn R. Bucher
  • Published 1976
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the American Academy of Religion
  • Amidst the absence of methodological consensus and the divergent theologies which presently characterize traditional theological circles, liberation theologies from the black, feminist, and Third World perspectives stand out as the most discernible development in Christian thought. Because implicit in these theologies is a distinctiveness concerning the nature and scope of theology, and because they include a social critique which links the destinies of the "oppressed" and the "oppressor… CONTINUE READING
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