By Christopher Rowland
Liberation theology is greatly noted in discussions of politics and faith yet no longer constantly competently understood. This better half deals an creation to the background and features of liberation theology in its quite a few types in several elements of the area. via a chain of 11 chapters readers are given a accomplished description and overview of the several points of this significant theological and social circulate, and there's a transparent creation. The publication can be of curiosity to scholars of theology in addition to to sociologists, political theorists and historians.
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