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Liberation Theology: Latin America

(see also Liberation Theology: Africa, Liberation Theology: Asia, Liberation Theology: US & Europe & Bible in America)


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In the Library: Articles

Dunn, Marvin G. "Liberation theology & class analysis: a reassessment of religion & class," Latin American Perspectives 13,3 (sum 1986):59-72.

Eden, Philip. "Theology of liberation viewed historically," Monthly Review 39,9 (2/88):42-45.

Foroohar, Manzar. "Liberation theology: the response of Latin American Catholics to socioeconomic problems," Latin American Perspectives 13,3 (sum 1986):37-58.

Hewitt, W.E. & D.L. Lewis, "Liberation theology in First & Third World countries: a comparison," Journal of Church & State 30 (win 1988):33-50.

Kearney, Michael ."Religion, ideology & revolution in Latin America," Latin American Perspectives 13,3 (sum 1986):3-12.

Kirk, John. "John Paul II and the exorcism of liberation theology: a retrospective," Bulletin of Latin American Research 4,1 (1985).

Klaiber, Jeffrey L. "Prophets & populists: liberation theology, 1968-1988," The Americas 46 (jul 1989):1-16.

Maduro, Otto. "North- and Latin American Catholicism: from oppressive solitude toward liberating solidarity," Review of Latin American Studies 1,1 (1988):1-10.

__________. "The desacralization of Marxism within Latin American liberation theology," Social Compass 35, 2-3 (1988):371-85.

Min, Anselm. "The Vatican, Marxism & liberation theology," Cross Currents 34 (1985).

Ruiz, Lester E.J. "Theology, politics & the discourse of transformation," Alternatives 13,21 (apr 1988):155-76.

Rutschmann, Laverne A. , "Latin American liberation theology & radical anabaptism," Journal of Ecumenical Studies 19 (win 1982):38-56.

Sanders, Thomas. "The theology of liberation: Christian utopianism," Christianity & Crisis 33 (1973):167-73.

Sontag, Frederick. "Liberation theology & its view of political violence," Journal of Church & State 31 (spr 1989):269-86.

Tamez, Elsa. "The woman who complicated the history of salvation," Cross Currents 36,2 (sum 1986):129-39.

Volv, Miroslav. "Doing & interpreting: an examination of the relationship between theory & practice in Latin American liberation theology," Themelios 8 (1983):11-19.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books (Individual Theologians)

Alves, Rubem . A Theology of Human Hope (NY, l97l).

__________. What is Religion? (Maryknoll, 1981).

__________. Protestantism & Repression. A Brazilian Case Study (Maryknoll, 1985).

Antoncich, Ricardo. Christians in the Face of Injustice (Maryknoll, 1987).

Araya, Victorio. God of the Poor.

Arias, Esther & Mortimer. The Cry of My People (NY, l980).

Assmann, Hugo. Theology for a Nomad Church (Maryknoll, l976).

Avila, Rafael. Worship & Politics (Maryknoll, l98l).

Belo, Fernando. A Materialist Reading of the Gospel of Mark (Maryknoll, l98l).

Boff, Clodovis. Feet-on-the-Ground Theology, a Brazilian Journey (Maryknoll, l987).

__________ & Jorge Pixley, The Bible, the Church & the Poor (Maryknoll, 1989).

__________, Theology & Praxis. Epistemological Foundations (Maryknoll, 1987).

Boff, Leonardo. Liberating Grace (Maryknoll, l98?)

__________, Passion of Christ, Passion of the World (Maryknoll, l987).

__________, The Maternal Face of God: The Feminine & Its Religious Expressions (San Francisco, 1987).

__________, Sacraments of Life, Life of Sacraments. Story Theology (Washington, l988).

__________, The Lord's Prayer. The Prayer of Integral Liberation (Maryknoll, l983).

__________, Trinity & Society (Maryknoll, l988).

__________, Jesus Christ Liberator. A Critical Christology for our Time (Maryknoll, l978).

__________, Saint Francis: A Model for Human Liberation (NY, 1989).

__________, Faith on the Edge: Religion & Marginalized Existence (San Francisco, 1989).

__________ & Clodovis Boff, Liberation Theology from Confrontation to Dialog (NY, l986).
__________, Introducing Liberation Theology (Maryknoll, l987).

__________, Salvation & Liberation: In Search of a Balance Between Faith & Politics (Maryknoll, 1984).

__________, When Theology Listens to the Poor (San Francisco, 1988).

Bradstock, Andrew & Christopher Rowland (eds.) Radical Christian Writings (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).

Casalis, G.. Correct Ideas Don't Fall from the Skies. Elements for an Inductive Theology (Maryknoll, 1984).

Christo, Libanio. [Frei Betto] Against Principalities & Powers. Letters from a Brazilian Jail (Maryknoll, 1977).

__________. Fidel and Religion (NY, 198?).

Comblin, Joseph. The Church & the National Security State (Maryknoll, l979).

__________, The Theology of the Hoe.

__________, The Holy Spirit & Liberation (Maryknoll, l988).

__________, Cry of the Oppressed, Cry of Jesus. Meditations on Scripture & Contemporary Struggles

__________, Jesus of Nazareth. Meditations on His Humanity (Maryknoll, l976).

Croatto, J. Severino. Exodus: A Hermeneutics of Freedom (Maryknoll, 1981).

Cussianovich, Alejandro. Religious Life & the Poor (Maryknoll, 1979).

Dussel, Enrique. Ethics & the Theology of Liberation (Maryknoll, 1984).

__________, History & Theology of Liberation. Latin American Perspective (Maryknoll, 19?).

__________, Ethics & Community (Maryknoll, 1985).

Echegaray, Hugo. The Practice of Jesus (Maryknoll, l984).

Ellacuria, Ignacio. Freedom Made Flesh. The Mission of Christ & His Church (Maryknoll, l976).

Erskine, Noel Leo. Decolonizing Theology: A Caribbean Perspective (Maryknoll, 1981).

Galilea, Segundo. The Beatitudes. To Evangelize as Jesus Did (Maryknoll, l97?).

__________, The Way of Living Faith. A Spirituality of Liberation (San Francisco, l988).
__________, Following Jesus (Maryknoll, l97?).
__________, The Future of Our Past. Spanish Mystics Speak to Contemporary Spirituality (Notre Dame, l985).

__________, The Music of God: Parables of Life & Faith (Oak Park IL, 1988).

González Ruiz, José María. The New Creation: Marxist & Christian? (Maryknoll, 1976).

Gutierrez, Gustavo. A Theology of Liberation. History, Politics & Salvation (Maryknoll, l973).

__________, We Drink from Our Own Wells. The Spiritual Journey of a People (Maryknoll, l984).

__________, The Power of the Poor in History (Maryknoll, l983).

__________, On Job. God-Talk & the Suffering of the Innocent (Maryknoll, l987).

__________ & Richard Shaull, Liberation & Change (NY, 1977).

__________, The Truth Shall Make You Free. Confrontations (Maryknoll, 1990).

Hinkelammert, Franz J. The Ideological Weapons of Death. A Theological Critique of Capitalism (Maryknoll, l986).

Isazi-Díaz, Ada María. Hispanic Women, Prophetic Voice in the Church: Toward a Hispanic Women's Liberation Theology (San Francisco, 1988).

Libanio, J.B. Spiritual Discernment & Politics: Guidelines for Religious Communities (Maryknoll, 1977).

Maduro, Otto. Religion & Social Conflicts (Maryknoll, l982).

Matura, Thaddée. Gospel Radicalism. The Hard Sayings of Jesus (Maryknoll, l984).

Maynard-Reid, Pedrito U. Poverty & Wealth in James (Maryknoll, 1987).

Mesters, Carlos. Defenseless Flower. A New Reading of the Bible (Maryknoll, 1989).

Míguez Bonino, José. Doing Theology in a Revolutionary Situation (Philadelphia, l975).

__________, Toward a Christian Political Ethics (Philadelphia, l983).

__________ (ed.), Faces of Jesus. Latin American Christologies (Maryknoll, l984).

__________, Christians & Marxists: The Mutual Challenge (London, 1976).

Miranda, José Porfirio. Marx & the Bible. A Critique of the Philosophy of Oppression (Maryknoll, 1974).

__________, Marx vs. the Marxists. The Christian Humanism of Karl Marx (Maryknoll, 1979).

Pérez Esclarín, Antonio. Atheism & Liberation (Maryknoll, l978).

Pixley, George V. God's Kingdom. A Guide for Biblical Study (Maryknoll, l982).

__________, On Exodus: A Liberation Perspective (Maryknoll, 1987)
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Richard, Pablo et al. The Idols of Death and the God of Life (Maryknoll, l986).

Segundo, Juan Luis. The Liberation of Theology (Maryknoll, l976).

__________, Theology for Artisans of a New Humanity (5 vols.; Maryknoll, l98?).

__________, The Hidden Motives of Pastoral Action: Latin American Reflections (Maryknoll, l972).

__________, Jesus of Nazareth Yesterday & Today (5 vols.; Maryknoll, l98?).

Sobrino, Jon. Spirituality of Liberation: Toward Political Holiness (Maryknoll, l98?).

__________.The True Church & the Poor (Maryknoll, l98?).

__________. Jesus in Latin America (Maryknoll, l97?).

__________. Christology at the Crossroads (Maryknoll, l98?).

__________ & Juan Hernandez Pico, Theology of Christian Solidarity (Maryknoll, l985).

__________; Philip Wheaton & Gary MacEoin. 500 Years: Domination or Liberation? Theological Alternatives for the Americas in the 1990s (Berlin MD: Skipjack, 1992).

Tamez, Elsa. The Bible of the Oppressed (Maryknoll, l98?).

__________, Against Machismo (Oak Park IL, l987).

__________, The Feminine Face of Theology (Maryknoll, l988).

__________, Faith Without Works is Dead. The Scandalous Message of James (Bloomington, 1990).

In the Library: Nonfiction Books (General Works)

Batstone, David. From Conquest to Struggle. Jesus of Nazareth in Latin America (Albany NY, 1991).

Berghoef , G. & L. DeKoster. Liberation Theology. The Church's Future Shock (Grand Rapids, l984).

Berryman, Phillip. Liberation Theology (NY, 1987). Basic, brief intro.

Boff, L. & V. Elizondo (eds.) Iglesia Popular: Between Fear & Hope [

Brown, R. McA. Theology in a New Key (Responding to Liberation Themes) (Philadelphia, l978)

__________, Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes (Philadelphia, 1984).

__________, Gustavo Gutierrez: An Introduction to Liberation Theology (Maryknoll, 1990).

Bussmann, Claus. Who Do You Say? Jesus Christ in Latin American Theology (Maryknoll, l985).

Cabestrero, Teófilo. Faith. Conversations with Contemporary Theologians (Maryknoll, l98l)
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Cadorette, Curt. From the Heart of the People. The Theology of Gustavo Gutierrez (Oak Park IL, l988).

Candelaria, Michael R. Popular Religion & Liberation. The Dilemma of Liberation Theology (Albany, 1990).

Chopp, R. S. The Praxis of Suffering. An Interpretation of Liberation & Political Theologies (Maryknoll, l986).

Claretian Publications (comp.) Liberation Theology & the Vatican Document (3 vols.; Quezon City, 1987).

Cox, Harvey . The Silencing of Leonardo Boff (Oak Park IL, l988).

Ellis, Marc & Otto Maduro (eds.) Expanding the View. Gustavo Gutierrez & the Future of Liberation Theology (Maryknoll, 1990).

Ferm, Deane William. Third World Liberation Theologies. An Introductory Survey (Maryknoll, 1986).

__________, Third World Liberation Theologies. A Reader (Maryknoll, 1986).

Ferré, Frederick & Rita H. Mataragnon (eds.) God & Global Justice. Religion & Poverty in an Unequal World (NY, 1985).

Fierro, Alfredo. The Militant Gospel. A Critical Introduction to Political Theologies (Maryknoll, l977).

Ghibellini, Rosino (ed.) The Liberation Theology Debate (Maryknoll, l98?).

___________ (ed.), Frontiers of Theology in Latin America (Maryknoll, l979).

Gottwald, Norman K. (ed.) The Bible & Liberation. Political & Social Hermeneutics (Maryknoll, l983).

Haight, Roger SJ. An Alternative Vision. An Interpretation of Liberation Theology (?, l985).

Hanks, Thomas D. God So Loved the Third World. The Bible, the Reformation & Liberation Theologies (Maryknoll, l98?).

Hennelly, Alfred T. Theologies in Conflict: The Challenge of Juan Luis Segundo (Maryknoll, 1979).

__________. Liberation Theology: A Documentary History (Maryknoll, 1990).

John Paul II et al, The Pope & Revolution: John Paul; II Confronts Liberation Theology (?,?).

Kirkpatrick, Dow (ed.) Faith Born in the Struggle for Life. A Rereading of Protestant Faith in Latin America Today (Grand Rapids MI, 1988).

Kee, Alistair. Marx & the Failure of Liberation Theology (London, 1990).

Keogh, Dermot (ed.) Church & Politics in Latin America (Basingstoke, 1990).

Kirby, Peadar. Lessons in Liberation: The Church in Latin America (Leominster, l98l).

Kirk, J. Andrew. Liberation Theology: An Evangelical View from the Third World (Atlanta, 1979).

__________, Theology Encounters Liberation (Downers' Grove IL, 1980).

Kirk de Hanaut, Raymond. Faith & Ideology in Latin American Perspective (Cuernavaca, 1972).

Kliever, Lonnie D. (ed.), The Terrible Meek. Essays on Religion & Revolution (NY, l987).

__________, Radical Christianity (?,?).

Kloppenburg, Boaventura. Temptations for Liberation Theology (Chicago, 1974).

Lakeland, Paul. Freedom in Christ. An Introduction to Political Theology (NY, 1986).

Lamb, Matthew L. Solidarity with Victims. Towards a Theology of Social Transformation (NY, l984).

Latinamerica Press, A New Way of Being Church (Lima, 198?).
Levi, Werner. From Alms to Liberation. The Catholic Church, the Theologians, Poverty & Politics (NY, 1989).

López Trujillo, Alfonso. Liberation or Revolution? (Huntington IN, 1977).

McCann, Dennis P. Christian Realism & Liberation Theology: Practical Theologies in Creative Conflict (Maryknoll, 1981).

McGovern, A.F. Marxism: An American Christian Perspective (Maryknoll, 1981).
__________, Liberation Theology & its Critics: Toward an Assessment (Maryknoll, 1989).

Nash, Robert (ed.), Liberation Theology (Milford MI, l984).

Nuñez, Emilio. Liberation Theology (Chicago, l985).

Novak, Michael (ed.) Liberation South, Liberation North.

_________, Will it Liberate? Questions about Liberation Theology (NY, l986).
_________ (ed.), Liberation Theology & the Liberal Society (Lanham MD, 1987).

Petula, Joseph. Christian Political Theology. A Marxian Guide (Maryknoll, l982).

Planas, Ricardo. Liberation Theology. The Political Expression of Religion (Kansas City, l986).

Pobbe, John S. & Bärbel von Wartenberg-Potter, New Eyes for Reading: Biblical & Theological Reflections by Women from the Third World (Oak Park IL, 1987).

Pottenger, John R. The Political Theory of Liberation Theology: Toward a Reconvergence of Social Values & Social Science (Ithaca, 1989).

Quade, Quentin (ed.) The Pope & Revolution (NY, 1982).

Ratzinger, Joseph Cardinal. Instruction on Certain Aspects of the "Theology of Liberation" (Rome; August, 1984). Official critique, published in many places.

Reuther, Rosemary Radford. The Radical Kingdom (NY, 1970).

__________, Liberation Theology (NY, 1972).

Rubinstein, Richard L. & John K. Roth, The Politics of Latin American Liberation Theology (Washington, l988).

Santa Ana, Julio de (ed.), Towards a Church of the Poor (Maryknoll, l98l).

Schall, J. V. SJ. Liberation Theology in Latin America, with selected essays and documents (San Francisco, l982).

Segundo, Juan Luis. Theology & the Church. A Response to Cardinal Ratzinger & a Warning to the Whole Church (NY, 1987).

Sigmund, Paul E. Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution? (NY, 1990).

Smith, Christian. The Emergence of Liberation Theology. Radical Religion & Social Movement Theory (Chicago, 1991).

Torres, Sergio & John Eagleson (eds.) Theology in the Americas (Maryknoll, 1976).

Wagner, Peter. Latin American Theology (Grand Rapids, 1970).

Witvliet, Theo. A Place in the Sun: An Introduction to Liberation Theology in the Third World (London, l985).

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