Liberation Theology: The Paradigm Shift

Liberation Theology: The Paradigm Shift

By: M.D. Litonjua (author)Paperback

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By utilizing the Kuhnian theory of scientific revolutions but going beyond it to include the social and ecclesial contexts of theology-the broader historical and social realities neglected by Kuhn-this work contends that Latin American liberation theology constitutes a shift in theological paradigms. Three aspects of the cognitive nature of the liberation paradigm are discussed: theology as critical reflection on praxis, theology addressed to non-persons, and theology of and for liberation. The book advances a sociological understanding of theological knowledge.

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About Author

M.D. Litonjua is Associate Professor of Sociology at College of St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780761809296
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 84
  • ID: 9780761809296
  • weight: 149
  • ISBN10: 0761809295

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