liberation theology

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n liberation theology a form of Christian theology (developed by South American Roman Catholics) that emphasizes social and political liberation as the anticipation of ultimate salvation
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Usage

In literature:

He is a New Theologian; that is, he is liberal in theology—and nothing else.
"A Miscellany of Men" by G. K. Chesterton
Grolier, it appeared, had led his party against the theological liberals.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
The Bishop being very liberal in his ideas, we discussed the various theologies, and all phases of the woman question.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The liberal tendencies of German thought mellowed the austere Puritanism of the prevalent theology.
"Our Foreigners" by Samuel P. Orth
The liberal in theology, as the liberal in politics, has perhaps leaned too far toward softness.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
Reville, his exposition of the so-called Liberal Theology, 394-396.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
There are, moreover, really few who have more completely liberated themselves from theologic notions.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
He is now working hard, eight or ten hours a day, in his theological researches, which promise a liberal harvest.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
In his own theological views he was broad-minded and an advocate of liberal orthodoxy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Theological liberality affords a case in point.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
In the same way, theological concepts, however liberal, meant nothing to him practically.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
In theology his views were not less liberal.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
This was a collection of seven papers on theological subjects, united only by a common liberalism of view.
"The Age of Tennyson" by Hugh Walker
I had always respect for Professor Maurice because of his theological liberality.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
In theology his views were not less liberal.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
His theology was that of a liberal high-churchman, and his sympathies were broad.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language"" by Various
Theology has improved in liberality, as well as in claiming less prominence.
"Liberty In The Nineteenth Century" by Frederic May Holland
The theologians who regard theology as something higher than a trade, tend toward Liberalism.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
A Liberal paper should not discuss theological questions alone.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The atmosphere was probably judged to be too liberal for one who was destined to study theology.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay
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In news:

An Abiding Faith in Liberation Theology.
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Volunteer for Liberation Theology .
Glenn Beck and Liberation Theology .
Wright's Controversial Black Liberation Theology Doctrine.
Liberation Theology The twisted thinking motivating PETA.
An Abiding Faith in Liberation Theology .
More liberal Protestants argue that the institute's financial backers are interfering with the theological disputes mainly for broader, secular political reasons.
A great debate on theological liberalism and fundamentalism.
Unitarian Universalists are theologically diverse, ranging from Buddhists, to nature loving, Thoreauvian Transcendentalists, to liberal Christians and Jews, to Humanists, to atheists.
James Cone , a pioneer of black liberation theology, was born in Fordyce and reared in Bearden, Arkansas.
A Campaign Pitch Rekindles the Question: Just What Is Liberation Theology.
Prophets , Motives Mormonism, black-liberation theology, and Time magazine.
Jeremiah Wright's so-called Liberation Theology nearly cost then Sen Barack Obama the presidency in 2008, the bedrock tenets of that teaching had been established and made firm.
Or rather, it was a guide to the world for the sort of thinking person that describes himself as a thinking person, a supremely serious and theologically liberal journal of opinion.
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