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 The Politics of Religion and the Morality of Globalization

Abdullahi A. An‐Na'im

in Religion in Global Civil Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195188356
eISBN:
9780199785247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188356.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay questions whether economic globalization and global civil society work against each other or in concert. Examining Islamic fundamentalism, Hindu nationalism, and Liberation Theology, it ... More


The Option for the Poor and the Exclusion of Women: The Challenges of Postmodernism and Feminism to Liberation Theology

Elina Vuola

in Opting for the Margins: Postmodernity and Liberation in Christian Theology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195161199
eISBN:
9780199835201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516119X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The author calls upon liberation theology to undertake a critical dialogue with postmodernism and feminism, a dialogue which would take a critical look at how the preferential option for the poor has ... More


The Red Bishop, the Cristo, and the Aesthetics of Liberation

Jennifer Scheper Hughes

in Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195367065
eISBN:
9780199867370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the twentieth century traditional devotion to religious images, like the Cristo Aparecido was affected by the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council and by the socially and politically ... More


Liberation Theologies of Disability

Deborah Beth Creamer

in Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the justice concerns raised by attention to disability, and demonstrates parallels between this lens and the commitments of various liberation theologies. It explores ... More


The Liberation of Missionary Evangelicalism

Amanda Porterfield

in The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late-Twentieth-Century Awakening

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131376
eISBN:
9780199834570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131371.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

American enthusiasm for individual religious experience has often resulted in missionary outreach and social reform. Focusing on the Reformed Protestant tradition that helped shape American culture, ... More


Conclusion

Gerd‐Rainer Horn

in Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (1924-1959)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204496
eISBN:
9780191708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204496.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Conclusion places the story told in a larger chronological and geographic context. The immediately succeeding preparations for Vatican II are presented as an unexpected but logical consequence of ... More


American Responses to Liberation Theology

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on liberation theology in North America. It looks at the personal views of theologians with or without a religious insight. At the time North America was not experiencing any ... More


“Let My People Go”: Exodus in the African American Experience

David W. Kling

in The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the Book of Exodus in the history of African-American Christians. It surveys the biblical exodus and then turns to various African-American understandings and expressions of ... More


The Vatican and Liberation Theology: Confrontation and Compromise

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the events that transpired between the Vatican church and the progression of liberation theory. The Vatican church was seen at the time as the institutional form, one that had ... More


Arguing Equal Access to an Earthly Sacred: Christian and Hindu Theologies of Liberation

Corinne G. Dempsey

in Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth: Adventures in Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199860333
eISBN:
9780199919598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860333.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter emerges from conversations between the author and Aiya, the head priest/guru at an upstate New York temple, in what amounts to a comparison of liberation theologies set against the ... More


Contextuality of Black Experience and Contributions to a Wider Debate

Anthony G. Reddie

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter locates this larger book project within the broader framework of Contextual Theology. It outlines the basic features and methodological points of departure in contextual theology, ... More


The Situation and Tasks of Liberation Theology Today

Gustavo Gutiérrez

in Opting for the Margins: Postmodernity and Liberation in Christian Theology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195161199
eISBN:
9780199835201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516119X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christian faith and liberation theology face three great challenges: (1) modernity and postmodernity, (2) the widening gap between a rich elite and the poor majority, and (3) religious pluralism and ... More


“Los Que Matan en el Nombre de Dios”: Ríos Montt and the Religious Question

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using newly available church and guerrilla records, this chapter first discusses the radicalization of the Catholic Church in Guatemala and the alliances formed by the religious and armed Left. ... More


Theology and Human Liberation

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Gustavo Gutiérrez was able to suggest a ‘theology of liberation’ in July 1968 a few months before Karl Barth's death. Gutiérrez shared the same view with Anselm and Barth in that theology was ... More


Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

O. Ernest Valiente

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the last one hundred years alone, more that 200 million people have been killed as a consequence of systematic repression, political revolutions, and ethnic or religious war. The aftermath in ... More


Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Paul E. Sigmund

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on both English and Spanish sources, this critical study examines the history, methods, and doctrines of liberation theology. The book considers the movement's origins in political ... More


The Birth of Liberation Theology: Medellín and Beyond

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Before the beginning of liberation theology, there had been a lot of scholarship expressing similar sentiments. Indeed it seemed like the world was preparing for the birth of liberation theology. But ... More


Environmental Ethics and the Construction of Values

Andrew R. H. Thompson

in Sacred Mountains: A Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165998
eISBN:
9780813166698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165998.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The theocentrism of H. Richard Niebuhr, especially his understanding of value, is uniquely helpful in addressing the problem of value construction and negotiation involved in the debate over MTR. The ... More


Christology and Community: The Boffs and Jon Sobrino

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The year 1976 marked great progress for liberation theology. Among the important events at that time was the first meeting of the Ecumenical Association of Third Word Theologians. During this time ... More


Theologies of Liberation

Gary Dorrien

in Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

King’s radicalism was hard to see or remember after he was assassinated and a campaign for a King Holiday transpired. It became hard to remember that he was the most hated person in America during ... More


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