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Liberation theology has sought to liberate the disenfranchised from poverty, oppression, and social injustice – but at what price? This course addresses the historical and thematic development of liberation theologies in the social and religious context of Latin America. The course covers the various denominational roots, as well as the various methodologies that those denominations utilize. Dr. Mulholland presents a systematic theology of liberation, analyzing its relation to the areas of soteriology, Christology, and ecclesiology.
Legacy CollectionThis course is part of a collection of courses taught by world-class evangelical professors from across the globe on a variety of topics. The lessons are presented on an intermediate to college or seminary level and provide a wealth of information for those who want to dig deeper into their faith. Select courses in the collection are from the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS), which was acquired by Our Daily Bread University.
- Describe the social and religious context in which Liberation Theologies arose in Latin America.
- Trace the steps leading to the emergence of Liberation Theologies as a major theological movement.
- Identify major personalities, central themes, key terminology, and major events in Latin American Liberation Theologies.
- Trace the growing influence of Liberation Theologies from a Latin American phenomena to a worldwide movement.
- State your own critical conclusions as to the contribution and validity of Liberation Theologies.
This class was very informative.Corneilus, United States (US)