The Emergence of Liberation Theology: Radical Religion and Social Movement Theory (Paperback)

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Liberation theology is a school of Roman Catholic thought which teaches that a primary duty of the church must be to promote social and economic justice. In this book, Christian Smith explains how and why the liberation theology movement emerged and succeeded when and where it did.

About the Author


Christian Smith is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Sociology, director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, and director of the Center for Social Research at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers and Moral, Believing Animals: Human Personhood and Culture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780226764108
ISBN-10: 0226764109
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: August 27th, 1991
Pages: 314
Language: English