Latin American Theology: Roots and Branches by Maria Clara Bingemer

By Maria Clara Bingemer

With the emergence of liberation theology within the Nineteen Seventies, Latin American theology made a daring front at the international scene. The speedy roots of this theology have been within the efforts of the Latin American bishops on the Medellin convention in 1968 to mirror at the implications of the second one Vatican Council for a continent marked through poverty and social injustice. That convention charted a brand new “preferential alternative for the poor,” and it additionally fostered a brand new approach to theology, rooted within the adventure and viewpoint of these at the margins.

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