The Hope of Liberation in World Religions

By: Miguel A. De La Torre (Editor)

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Liberation theology emphasizes the Christian mission to bring justice to the poor and oppressed. As a part of Christian theology, liberation theology has been most frequently associated with the Catholic Church in Latin America. This groundbreaking work seeks to identify how the theological concepts of liberation theology might be manifested within other world faith traditions.

This is thus the first book that attempts to find a "common ground" for liberation theology across religions. All of the contributors are scholars who share the religion or belief system they describe. Throughout, they endeavor to articulate liberationist concepts from the perspective of those who have been marginalized.

Title: The Hope of Liberation in World Religions

Author Name: Miguel A. De La Torre (Editor)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Baylor University Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 1932792503

ISBN Number 13: 9781932792508

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 105798

Description: New. May have slight shelfwear from storage. The Hope of Liberation in World Religions. By Miguel A. De La Torre (Editor). Product Details Paperback: 345 pages Publisher: Baylor University Press (March 15, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1932792503 ISBN-13: 978-1932792508 Product Dimensions: 1 x 9.5 x 5.8 inches

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