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The Liberation Theology of Gustavo Gutierrez

Connell, Brendan (2012) The Liberation Theology of Gustavo Gutierrez. Master of Theology (major thesis) thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis is an investigation into the relationship between the Liberation Theology of Gustavo Gutierrez and eschatology. I will argue that Gutierrez' writings are a genuine sign of Christian hope not only for the poor, from whom this theology has risen, but for the universal Church. The Church's offical response through the Roman Curia was at best cautious. Though never condemned or silenced, Gutierrez was investigated and the tension between the two is examined.
While acknowledging the originality of Liberation
Theology I will attempt to place it within a historical framework of theological history. A brief summary on the current trends of Liberation Theology will also be discussed.

Item Type: Theses (Master of Theology (major thesis))
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Liberation, Theology, Magesterium, doctrine, poor, injustice, hope, eschatology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2012 01:41
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2012 01:41
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1095

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