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A preference for the poor : Latin American liberation theology from a Protestant perspective / Manfred K. Bahmann.

Author/Creator:
Bahmann, Manfred K., (Monfred Kurt) , 1930-
Standardized Title:
Vorzug der Armen. English
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 102 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Protestantism -- Latin American.
Conferencia General del Episcopado Latinoamericano -- (2nd : 1968 : Bogotá, Colombia; Medellín, Colombia) -- Influence.
Liberation theology -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Back to where it all started
Bogotá 1968 : Papal visit and its consequences
Medellín 1968 : now the bishops speak
A call to repentance
Latin America finds a voice. J.L. Segundo : the principle of suspicion ; J.P. Miranda : the radical love of the Bible ; L. Boff : a voice for the voiceless ; J. Sobrino : in the footsteps of Jesus ; E. Dussel : the conqueror and the conquered ; Summary
The revolution that never came
Roma locuta est
A preferential option for the poor
What is left?
Why should we care?
The excluded
Faith that moves mountains. Origin and growth of the Pentecostals ; Seized by an incomprehensible force ; The Word creating miracles ; Work of the Spirit?
Responsibility : a Protestant perspective. Living in exile ; The two realms ; The sore point ; The priesthood of all believers ; The ongoing work of creation.
Notes:
Published in German under title: Der Vorzug der Armen. Frankfurt am Main : Lembeck, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [97]-100) and index.
ISBN:
0761830537 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
58473359
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