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THEO 2309 Liberation Theology (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will examine the Latin American liberation theology movement, its historical development and principal theological themes, and implications for North American Christianity. Topics to be addressed include, among others, the preferential option for the poor, the influence of Catholic social teaching on liberation theology, the role of the social sciences in theological method, spirituality of liberation, and critiques of liberation theology.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Roberto Goizueta

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 16-Jan-14