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Christianity (7c) – Liberation Theology

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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Religion, Social sciences
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2,409 words

Liberation theology emerged in Latin America during the late 1960s as a theological and religious movement among Roman Catholic clergy

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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Religion
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480 words

Several Roman Catholic theologians working in impoverished communities in Latin America have emphasized that both in the OT and in

Liberation Theology

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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1,176 words
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In responding to the “opening to the world” encouraged by Vatican II (1962–1965), Latin American Catholics recognized that

Liberation Theology

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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2005
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History, Regional and National History
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626 words

Liberation theologies, which advocate critical approaches to the interpretation and praxis of Christianity, have developed in Asia, Africa, and the

Liberation Theology

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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2,239 words

A new current in Christian theology, mainly in Latin America, that first emerged in the 1960s, liberation theology argues that

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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120 words

A movement within the Catholic church that fuses theology with secular concerns about social justice. Beginning in the 1960s in

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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1,056 words

Liberation theology was developed out of the intense political climate of the 1960s. It is a branch of Christian theology

Liberation Theology

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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863 words

an understanding of the role of theology in moving from abstraction to praxis, in which the actual condition of the

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