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Liberating Lutheran Theology

Freedom for Justice and Solidarity in a Global Context (Studies in Lutheran History and Theology)

Karen L. Bloomquist, Paul S. Chung, Ulrich Duchrow


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Spanning the continents, three internationally respected theologians here demonstrate how the thought and legacy of Martin Luther can serve in an ecumenical and interfaith context as a resource for a radical critique of global economics and culture. This book wields Luthers theology to engage the reality of poverty, hunger, oppression, and ecological degradation caused by an imperial capitalism as the most urgent theological issues in the contemporary world. The volume demonstrates the liberating possibilities of theology done out of a biblical and Lutheran perspective for the economic and cultural crises facing the church in the present century.

Fortress Press, 9780800697785, 292pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011