Instead of letting other people tell me I figured I'd let them tell me themselves. [1] The quotes at the beginning of this article – as well as the overall teachings of the theological system critiqued – were respectively taken from: James H. Cone, A Black Theology of Liberation, Fortieth Anniversary Edition(New York: Orbis Books, 2010) and Gustavo Gutierrez, A Theology of Liberation… It was written in the 70s and embedded in latin american politics and religion, but has huge relevance today with the increasing poverty of the poorest in the world, the complete dominance of capitalism, and the necessary Christian response to such oppression and political injustice. I found myself looking up Bible passages in the index and reading just the exegetical parts, which were pretty good. While not embraced in totality, many of its ideas have filtered into the evangelical church and are expressed in the latest round of the social gospel. Within Gutiérrez's context, race is almost never mentioned and class is at the core of each argument and point. March 1st 1988 Book Review: Book Review: Castillo, Daniel P: An Ecological Theology of Liberation: Salvation and Political Ecology Book Review by Matthew Philipp Whelan Access the rest of the article and more book reviews … This book is a product of … He holds the John Cardinal O'Hara Professorship of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. I'm Catholic so lib-theology is known about, Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2018, I've been meaning to order this book for some time,very interesting history. It was written in the 70s and embedded in latin american politics and religion, but has huge relevance today with the increasing poverty of the poorest in the world, the complete dominance of capitalism, and the necessary Christian response to such oppression and political injustice. liberation theology and its possible use in the North. To be honest, I recommend the former works if one is looking for a sense of what the movement was/is all about. Classic Statement of Problem outweights Theological Weaknesses, Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2011. I think the critical contribution is Gutierrez's presentation of theology as critical reflection on praxis which is a significant development and difference from the classic approach to theologizing and now part and parcel of Liberation Theology. In the most defining book on Liberation Theology, Gustavo Gutiérrez provides a framework to viewing issues of class and colonialism from a Christian lens. returnreturnThe last two or three chapters probably could have been the whole book. Read this book. So, the copy of this book that I borrowed was very, very old. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I think that Liberation Theology is the ultimate expression of where the church needs to go. Well written, easy to understand. 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