Profiles in Liberation

36 Portraits of Third World Theologians

By Deane W. Ferm

Profiles in Liberation

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  • ISBN: 9781592445370
  • Pages: 206
  • Publication Date: 2/5/2004
  • Retail Price: $26.00
Web Price: $20.80
Web Price: $20.80

Profiles in Liberation

36 Portraits of Third World Theologians

By Deane W. Ferm

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781592445370
  • Pages: 206
  • Publication Date: 2/5/2004
  • Retail Price: $26.00
Web Price: $20.80

About-

Liberation theology has emerged in recent years as one of the most controversial and significant developments in the global church. In this concise but comprehensive volume, readers will meet 36 of the most prominent liberation theologians from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Building on his vast research, extensive correspondence, and in-depth interviews, Deane William Ferm creates vibrant biographical portraits of these colorful and committed voices who address a theology for today's world.

Latin America:
Hugo Assmann
Clodovis Boff
Jose Miguez Bonino
Ernesto Cardenal
Jose Comblin
Enrique Dussel
Segundo Galilea
Gustavo Gutierrez
Joao Batista Libanio
Otto Maduro
Jose Porfirio Miranda
Pablo Richard
Juan Luis Segundo
Jon Sobrino
Elsa Tamez

Africa:
Kofi Appiah-Kubi
Allan Boesak
Manas Buthelezi
Kwesi A. Dickson
Edward W. Fashole-Luke
John S. Mbiti
Emmanuel Milingo
Engelbert Mveng
Charles Nyamiti
Mercy Amba Oduyoye
Aylward Shorter
Desmond Tutu

Asia:
Carlos H. Abesamis
Ahn Byung-mu
Tissa Balasuriya
Kosuke Koyama
Geevarghese Mar Osthathios
Aloysius Pieris
Samuel Rayan
Choan-Seng Song

Endorsements & Reviews-

"These 36 portraits will help us understand the questions to which liberation theologians are attempting to respond."

Robert McAfee Brown

Contributors-

Deane W. Ferm

Bio(s)-

Deane William Ferm, who holds a doctorate in religious studies from Yale University, is a widely-acclaimed surveyor of liberation theologies. His numerous publications include 'Third World Liberation Theologies: An Introductory Survey' and 'Third World Liberation Theologies: A Reader'.

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