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The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology (Cambridge Companions to Religion) [Hardcover]

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Item description for The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology (Cambridge Companions to Religion) by Christopher Rowland...

Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood. The 2007 edition of this Companion brings the story of the movement's continuing importance and impact up to date. Additional essays, which complement those in the original edition, expand upon the issues by dealing with gender and sexuality and the important matter of epistemology. In the light of a more conservative ethos in Roman Catholicism, and in theology generally, liberation theology is often said to have been an intellectual movement tied to a particular period of ecumenical and political theology. These essays indicate its continuing importance in different contexts and enable readers to locate its distinctive intellectual ethos within the evolving contextual and cultural concerns of theology and religious studies. This book will be of interest to students of theology as well as to sociologists, political theorists and historians.

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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Pages   318
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.02" Width: 6.31" Height: 0.97"
Weight:   1.44 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 11, 2015
Publisher   Cambridge University Press
ISBN  0521868831  
ISBN13  9780521868839  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Christopher Rowland is Dean Ireland's Professor of Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford. His previous publications include The Open Heaven (1982), The Book of Revelation (1998), Christian Origins (revised edition, 2002), Radical Christian Writings: A Reader (Blackwell, 2002), and, with Judith Kovacs, Revelation (Blackwell, 2004).


Christopher Tuckett is Professor of New Testament Studies in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. His previous publications include The Revival of the Griesbach Hypothesis (1983), Reading the New Testament (1986), Q and the History of Early Christianity (1996), Luke (1996) and Christology and the New Testament (2001).



Christopher Rowland was born in 1947.

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Excellent at what it's trying to do  Jun 21, 2004
The reviewer above seems to attack this work baselessly, since he accuses it of trying to accomplish what it does not claim for itself. Cambridge Companions are just that - companions, meant to be read alongside the primary texts, informing and commenting upon them. This series never intended to be an introduction to a topic, but only a guide to a reader who is already committed to a given subject, committed to reading primary and other secondary sources. The series then offers some of the best academic authorities to help shape and guide the heuristic process.

As such, this Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology is on par with the other excellent editions in this wide-ranging series. Chris Rowland, currently a New Testament tutor at Oxford, is as good an editor as any, and this book helped me to understand current issues concerning liberation theology. Cambridge provides first-rate academic minds as in other disciplines, including, of course, scholars from the two-thirds world. Gutierrez rightly introduces the work, but then a compliation of essays helps the informed reader to understand the crucial concerns of contemporary scholarship. If it is 'dry,' as the previous reviewer perjoratively labeled it, then that's just because it's British - but hardly a source for criticism. I found it a helpful component of my informal study into liberation theology, as it helped to guide and complement my other reading. Probably doesn't need to be bought except by serious students of liberation theology; accessing the various essays in a library should be good enough for most.

 
An Informative--But "Dry"--Companion To Liberation Theology  Jun 13, 2000
This anthology has pieced together an assortment of scholars who have studied and written about different forms of Liberation Theology. The text is divided into three major parts that attempt to provide (1) an overview of the contemporary scene, (2) a description of specific aspects of the movement, and (3) an analysis and criticism of Liberation Theology. This book is adequately titled a "companion" to Liberation Theology, because it merely portrays the essays of scholars' opinions about the movement. Any student of this movement should view this text as only a commentary, while still pursuing the real "meat" of Liberation Theology by going to the works of the Liberation Theologians themselves-such as Leonardo Boff and Gustavo Gutierrez.

The "Cambridge Companion" is a series of mostly "dry", but nonetheless informative, essays that give the reader some insight into the Liberation movement. Certain areas of this collection stand out. For example, Bastiaan Wielenga's description of Liberation Theology in Korea and India are particularly interesting. Also informative is Edward Antonio's explanation of Black Theology as an important contributor to the Liberation movement (70). Finally, Rowland's "Epilogue: The Future of Liberation Theology" is of special interest in that it discusses the continued "grassroots" strength of the Liberation movement despite the fact that the academic or "ivory tower" concern over the topic has waned in recent years.

I would only recommend this anthology for the student who is seriously studying Liberation Theology, and not for the layperson who is merely interested in an overview of the movement.

 

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