Perpspectives from Liberation Theology: Readings from Mysterium Liberationis
Orbis Books, Paperback, 9781570750687, 302pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 1997
Drawn from the landmark reference work Mysterium Liberationis, this book highlights the core themes of systematic theology from the perspective of liberation theology. Designed for course use, Systematic Theology draws on writings of the most distinguished theologians of Latin America, reflecting on the contents of the gospel from the context of the oppressed poor. All essential aspects of traditional theology are addressed from this primary perspective. For those searching for an integrated, liberative approach to systematic theology or wishing to add that dimension to their courses Systematic Theology, Perspectives from Liberation Theology distills the insights and scholarship from the original architects of this new and challenging way of doing theology in a single, focused volume.
About the Author
Jon Sobrino, a Spanish-born Jesuit theologian, has spent the past 50 years in El Salvador. He is the author of many works, including the award-winning 2-volume Christology, "Jesus the Liberator," as well as "Where is God?: Earthquake, Terrorism, Barbarity, and Hope," and Witnesses to the Kingdom: The Martyrs of El Salvador and the Cricified Peoples."