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(see also Philippines: US Colonial Period, Philippines: Marcos Regime & Liberation Theology: Asia)

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In the Library: Articles

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.).

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