Philippines: Church & Social Change
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Abesamis, Carlos H., SJ. "Doing theological reflection in a Philippine context," in Torres & Fabela (eds.) The Emergent Gospel (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1978), pp. 112-23.
Anon. "Filipino theology for liberation: a working paper," Radical Religion 2,4 (1976):5-11.
Arevalo, C.G. "The task of the Church: liberation & development," in Gorospe & Deats (eds.) Filipinos in the Seventies (Quezon City, 1973), pp. 233-83.
Claver, Bishop Francisco F. "Prophecy or accommodation, the dilemma of a discerning church," America (4/26/80):354-59.
Eduarte, Salvador D. "The politics of the Aquino government: some theological reflections on People's Power in the February Revolution," Asian Journal of Theology 2 (10/88):312-26.
__________. "Religious imperialism in the Philippines: some critical reflections," Asian Journal of Theology 3 (10/89):473-83.
Elwood, Douglas J. "A response to 'Christian Marxists'." Asian Journal of Theology 3 (4/89):284-94.
Gorospe, Vitaliano R, SJ. & Richard L. Deats (eds.) The Filipino in the Seventies: An Ecumenical Perspective (Manila, 1973).
__________. "The Vatican Instruction & liberation theology in the Philippines," Philippine Studies 33,2 (1985):151-63.
__________. "Social justice ministry & the Philippine context," Philippine Studies 34,4 (1986):528-34. Review essay.
__________. "Power & responsibility: a Filipino Christian perspective," Philippine Studies 36,1 (1988):75-87.
__________. "Philippine church & government on population," Philippine Studies 36,2 (1988):233-40.
__________. "Mount Banahaw: the power mountain from ritualism to spirituality," Philippine Studies 40,2 (1992):204-18.
__________. "Centesimus annus & Philippine social problems," Philippine Studies 40,3
(1992):368-80. Reflection on papal encyclical.
Hartsough, David. "Hope in the Philippines?" Christianity & Crisis (11/6/89):354-56.
Kroeger, James H. "Evangelization in the Philippine church, 1965-1985," Philippine Studies 35,1 (1987):3-30.
Lovett, Brendan. "The compatibility issue: Marxism & Christianity," Philippine Studies 35 (1987):121-29.
Mananzan, Mary John OSB. "The Philippines," in A. Hastings (ed.) Modern Catholicism: Vatican II & After (Oxford, 1991).
Ofreneo, Rosalinda Pineda. "The Catholic Church in Philippine politics," Journal of Contemporary Asia 17,3 (1987):320-38.
Pena, Braulio. "Reflections from the street corners: Filipino prophetism," Boletín Eclesiástica de Filipinas 63 (3-4/87):209-17.
Porter, Gareth. "Philippine Catholics: hierarchy & radicals," Christianity & Crisis (6/16/86):203-6.
Reyes, Ramón C. "Religious experience in the Philippines: from mythos through logos to kairos," Philippine Studies 33 (1985):203-12.
Robles, Alan C. "A church beleaguered," Filipinas (10/93).
Ruiz, Lester Edwin J. "On the post-Marcos transition [interview with Edicio de la Torre]," World Policy Journal (spr 87).
Shoesmith, Dennis. "Church," in May & Nemenzo (eds.) The Philippines After Marcos (London, 1985), pp. 70-89.
Solidaridad (Manila) 14,4 (3/93), special issue on church & social change.
Vengco, Sabino. "Another look at inculturation," Philippine Studies 32,2 (1984):181-95.
Vitug, Marites Danguilan. "Bible bloc," Filipinas (11/95). Iglesia ni Cristo.
Wooster, Henry. "Faith at the ramparts: the Philippine church & the 1986 Revolution," in D. Johnston & C. Sampson (eds.) Religion: The Missing Dimension of Statecraft (NY, 1994).
Youngblood, Robert L. "The Corazon Aquino 'miracle' & the Philippine churches," Asian Survey 27 (12/87):1240-55.
Zabala, Artemio M. "Advent reflections on Colossians 1:15-20 in the Philippine setting," Asian Journal of Theology 3 (4/89):315-29.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Asedillo, Rebecca C. & B. David Williams (eds.) Rice in the Storm: Faith & Struggle in the Philippines (NY, 1989).
Batangan, Enrique P. Faith & Social Change: Basic Christian Communities in the Philippines (London, 1985).
Bolasco, Mario V. Points of Departure: Essays on Christianity, Power & Social Change (ed. Edicio de la Torre; Manila: St. Scholastica's College, 1994).
Bussard, Paul. Life & Death in the Philippines (NY, 1978).
Claretian Publications. Liberation Theology & the Vatican Document, vol. II: A Philippine Perspective (Quezon City, 1986).
Clasper, Paul. The Yogi, the Commissar & the Third-World Church (Manila, 1982).
Claver, Bishop Francisco F., SJ. The Stones Will Cry Out: Grassroots Pastorals (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1978).
de la Torre, Edicio. Touching Ground, Taking Root: Theological & Political Reflections on the Philippine Struggle (London: CIIR, 1986).
Demetrio, Francisco R. Christianity in Context (Manila, 1981).
Digan, Parig. Churches in Contestation: Asian Christian Social Protest (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1984).
Dominguez, Arsenio & Edith Dominguez. Theological Themes for the Philippine Church (Manila, 1989).
Elwood, Douglas J. Faith Encounters Ideology: Christian Discernment & Social Change (Manila, 1985).
__________ (ed.) Toward a Theology of People Power: Reflections on the Philippine February Phenomenon (Manila, 1988). On peaceful overthrow of Marcos dictatorship.
Fernández, Eleazar Singson. Toward a Theology of Struggle (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1994).
Friesen, Dorothy. Critical Choices: A Journey with the Filipino People (Grand Rapids:Eerdmans, 1988).
Gaspar, Karl. How Long? Prison Reflections from the Philippines (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1986).
__________. A People's Option: to Struggle for Creation (Manila, 1990).
__________; Elpidio A. Lapad & Ailynne J. Maravillas. Mapagpakamalinawon: A Reader for the Mindanawon Peace Advocate (Davao City: Alternate Forum for Research in Mindanao, 2002).
Giordano, Pasquale T. Awakening to Mission: The Philippine Catholic Church, 1965-1981 (Manila, 1988).
Hechanova, Louis G. The Gospel & Struggle (London, 1986).
McAndrew, John (ed.) Monks, Dreamers, Preachers & Rebels: Religious Solutions to the Problem of Meaning in a Peripheral Capitalist Society (Manila, 1987).
McCoy, Alfred W. Priests on Trial: Father Gore & Father O'Brien Caught in the Crossfire between Dictatorship & Revolution (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984).
O'Brien, Niall. Revolution from the Heart (NY: Oxford, 1987). Negros in the Marcos Era.
__________. Island of Tears, Island of Hope: Living the Gospel in a Revolutionary Situation (Maryknol NY: Orbis, 1993). Negros.
Pertierra, Raúl. Religion, Politics & Rationality in a Philippine Community (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1988). Ilocos.
Schwenk, Richard L. Onward Christians!: Protestants in the Philippine Revolution (Manila, 1986).
Tano, Rodrigo D. Theology in the Philippine Setting: A Case Study in the Contextualization of Theology (Manila, 1981).
Vaño, Manolo O. Christianity, Folk Religion & Revolution: An Oppressed People's Struggle for Liberation (Quezon City: Giraffe, 2002).
Various Authors. Basic Christian Communities, Catalysts for Liberation I: Rationale & Perspective; & II: Methodologies & Experiences (Quezon City: Claretian, 1987).
Youngblood, Robert L. Marcos Against the Church: Economic Development & Political Repression in the Philippines (Ithaca: Cornell, 1990).
In the Library: Fiction
Gonzaga, Crescenciano. The Yawning Gap (Manila, 1991). Misamis Oriental.
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
Mendes, Helvecio. Flowers in Fire in the Philippines (Quezon City: Claretian, n.d.).
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography