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Western European liberation theology

Gerd-Rainer Horn

Western European liberation theology

the first wave, 1924-1959

by Gerd-Rainer Horn

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford : New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Europe -- History -- 20th century,
  • Liberation theology -- Europe -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGerd-Rainer Horn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT83.57 .H68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16886521M
    ISBN 109780199204496
    LC Control Number2008022385

      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 fa. The liberation theology movement gained strength in Latin America during the s. Because of their insistence that ministry should include involvement in the political struggle of the poor against wealthy elites, liberation theologians were often criticized—both formally, from within the Roman Catholic Church, and informally—as naive purveyors of Marxism and advocates of leftist social.

    His early five-volume series entitled A Theology for Artisans of a New Humanity (ET ) proves to consist of transitional pieces between the older European style of theology and the concerns that lie behind liberation theology: The Community Called Church, Grace and the Human Condition, Our Idea of God, The Sacraments Today, and Evolution. strategies of developed Western countries. Gustavo Gutiérrez Gutiérrez (born ) is a Dominican friar and a Peruvian Roman Catholic theologian who is credited with coining the term “liberation theology” with his book A Theology of Liberation (). He combined socialist currents in the Church at that time, such as the CatholicFile Size: KB.

      Apart from the liberation of the periphery, there will be no future: "the center will feed itself on the sameness it has ingrained within itself. The death of the child, of the poor, will be its own death." This is a disquieting but stimulating book for scholars and advanced students of philosophy, ethics, liberation theology, and global politics. But even the Marxist influence on liberation theology does not require mysterious KGB agents for an explanation. Western European Catholic intellectuals had been engaging with Marxist thought for several decades prior to the emergence of liberation theology, most notably Chenu and the French social movements mentioned earlier.


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This book studies the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in 20th century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the subsequent events and evolutions associated with Vatican II. Initially emerging within the boundaries of Catholic Action, fuelled by the growing power and self‐confidence of the Catholic laity, a series of challenges to Author: Gerd-Rainer Horn.

Western European Liberation Theology is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the Cited by: 2.

Western European Liberation Theology is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the subsequent.

'Western European Liberation Theology' surveys the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in 20th century Western Europe.

This Left Catholicism was a basis for the subsequent events and evolutions associated with Vatican II and provided a prototype for Third World Liberation Theology. Get this from a library. Western European liberation theology: the first wave (). [Gerd-Rainer Horn] -- "Western European Liberation Theology, is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe.

This Left. Liberation theology is a synthesis of Christian theology and socio-economic analyses, based in far-left politics, particularly Marxism, that emphasizes "social concern for the poor and political liberation for oppressed peoples." In the s and the s, liberation theology was the political praxis of Latin American theologians, such as Gustavo Gutiérrez of Peru, Leonardo Boff of.

Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (). By Gerd-Rainer Horn. New York: Oxford University Press, x + pp. $ cloth. Gerd-Rainer Horn offers a most interesting and perceptive book on some antecedents of liberation theology in twentieth-century Western Europe.

“In liberation theology, Marxism is never treated as a subject on its own but always from and in relation to the poor. Placing themselves firmly on the side of the poor, liberation theologians ask Marx: 'What can you tell us about the situation of poverty and ways of overcoming it?'.

A Concise History of Liberation Theology – Page 4 Formulation For the sake of clarity and a better understanding of the advances made, the formulation of liberation theology can be divided into four stages. The Foundational Stage The foundations were laid by those who sketched the general outlines of this way of doing Size: KB.

Download Citation | Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave () | This book studies the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in. James H. Cone, Bill and Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians in America.

His books include Black Theology & Black Power, A Black Theology of Liberation, The Spirituals & the Blues, God of the Oppressed, Martin & Malcolm & America: A Cited by: Title: Western European liberation theology. The first wave (–). By Gerd-Rainer Horn. x++12 plates. Oxford–New York: Oxford University Press, £ 0 19 6Author: Philip Kennedy.

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Free shipping for many products. According to Father Segundo, writing in ''Liberation North, Liberation South,'' the goal of liberation theology is ''the permanent opening up.

political theology remained as abstract and theoretical as the Western European Church situation it criticized. Therefore liberation theology claimed to make not only an option for the poor but also one for socialism and socialist political platforms as the ones offering justice in the social and economic realms.

Western European Liberation Theology is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe.

This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the 5/5(1). THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO LIBERATION THEOLOGY Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood.

This Companion offers an introduc-tion to the history and characteristics of liberation theology in its various forms in different parts of the world. Authors from four continents.

Get this from a library. Western European liberation theology: the first wave (). [Gerd-Rainer Horn; Oxford University Press.] -- 'Western European Liberation Theology' surveys the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in 20th century Western Europe.

This Left Catholicism was a basis for the subsequent. Postcolonial theology is the application of postcolonial criticism to Christian is in postcolonial discourse, the term postcolonial is used without a hyphen, denoting an intellectual reaction against the colonial, instead of being merely sequential to it.

Unlike Cone™s theology that led me to question if and when black homosexuals entered into Black Liberation Theology, black cultural critics and the second wave of black theologians prompted me to ask how black homosexuals were portrayed in contemporary African American cultural Size: KB.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/5.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 2/5(1).