Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood. This Companion offers an introduction to the history and characteristics of liberation theology in its various forms in different parts of the world. Through a sequence of eleven chapters readers are given a comprehensive description and evaluation of the different facets of this important theological and social movement, and there is a clear Introduction. The book will be of interest to students of theology as well as to sociologists, political theorists and historians.Introduction Economics - in the general sense of the critical study of production, distribution and consumption of wealth in ... of underdevelopment and the condition of poverty - mainly but not exclusively in Latin America - which themselves have a ... and at the outset of the decade in which most liberation theology has been written, 40 per cent of the population of the ... of poverty in any developing country is the result of two factors: the average level of income in the country as a whole, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1999|