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  • Religion in times of crisis in Zimbabwe: A case study of Churches in Manicaland and its theodicy of liberation.
    Tarusarira, Joram (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-115.

    Based on 2011-13 field work in Manicaland Province, focusing on a multi-denominational social movement organization, Churches in Manicaland. As a movement, it articulated a change-oriented theodicy that the denominations would not.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Zimbabwe, Manicaland Province; Theodicy; Social movement; Liberation theology; Churches in Manicaland
  • Theology of liberation and some problems of religious changes in Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (2011)
    International Review of Sociology 21:1:231-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Brazil; Liberation theology
  • In Word and Deed: Assessing the Strength of Progressive Catholicism in Latin America, 1960-1970s.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 216-242.

    Sees liberation theology as an attribute of national churches; it can be located on a continuum. Examines the cases of Chile, Mexico, and Colombia.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Chile; Colombia; Catholic, Colombia; Catholic, Mexico; Chile; Mexico; Liberation theology
  • Refugee Catholicism in Little Haiti. Miami's Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 72-91.

    Historical case study of a parish established for Haitians in Miami under the charisma of a priest; social services continued in routinized form under his successor. The Haitian immigrants came to Miami prepared by liberation theology for the founding pastor's charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Transnational; Social capital; Routinization; Migrant; Liberation theology; Civic engagement; Charisma; Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; Activism
  • La teología de la liberación en América Ltina: una relectura sociológica.
    Tahar Chaouch, Malik (2007)
    Revista mexicana de sociología 69:3: 427-456.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology
  • De Juan Pablo II a Benedicto XVI. El rumbo de la Iglesia católica en el tercer milenio.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina; and Wolfgang Vogt (2006)
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara

    Historical context of contemporary Catholic leadership; examination of the saints canonized from Mexico. Liberation theology in Latin America, with a case study of Ciudad Guzman.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Mexico, Jalisco, Ciudad Guzman; Saints; Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • The Movement that Fell from the Sky? Secularization and the Structuring of Progressive Catholicism in Latin America, 1920s-1970s.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Catholic, Latin America; Liberation theology
  • Theology, Crisis and Knowledge-constitutive Interests, or Towards a Social Theoretical Interpretation of Theological Knowledge.
    Mejido, Manuel Jésus (2004)
    Social Compass 51:3: 381-401.

    Describes liberation theology with categories from Jürgen Habermas.

    Associated Search Terms: Habermas, Jürgen; Liberation theology; Theology
  • Las Casas as Theological Counteroffensive: An Interpretation of Gustavo Guttiérrez's Las Casas: In Search of the Poor of Jesus Christ.
    Smith, Christian (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 69-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology
  • Tudo que é de Deus é bom: uma antropologia do catolicismo liberacionista em Garanhuns, Brasil.
    Theije, Marjo de (2002)
    Recife: Massangana.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Garanhus; Catholic, Brazil; Liberation theology
  • Catholic and Non-Catholic Theologies of Liberation: Poverty, Self-improvement, and Ethics Among Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Guatemala City.
    Gooren, Henri (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 29-45.

    The individualistic ascetic content of alternatives to Catholicism attracts the poor. Illustrative cases of the Mormons and the neo-pentecostal Lluvias de Gracia in Guatemala City.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Guatemala; Liberation theology; Base communities; Asceticism; Guatemala, Guatemala City; Pentecostal, neo, Guatemala; Lluvias de Gracia; Individualism; Stratification
  • The process of religious life in Brazil: A balance.
    Valle, Edenio (2001)
    Social Compass 48:2: 237-248.

    Argues for moderating the prophetic stance of the post-Vatican II years to fit into a church & society that have become more conservative.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Liberation theology; Orders/congregations
  • Religion, Race, and Community Organizing: The Moviemento Negro in the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil.
    Myatt, Alan Doyle (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 210-225.

    Focuses on a Black Catholic movement in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Liberation theology; Brazil; Movimento Negro; Catholic, Brazil; African Brazilians
  • Cattolicisme et libéralisme: les étapes de l'affrontement pour la définition de la modernité religieuse en Amérique latine.
    Mallimaci, Fortunato (2001)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian (ed.) La modernité religieuse en perspective comparée. Europe latine--Amérique latine. Paris: Karthala, pp. 59-79.

    A narrative that proceeds from a largely Argentine perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Catholic, Latin America; Differentiation; Globalization; Identity; Individualism; Latin America; Legitimation; Liberation theology; Pluralism; Rationalization; State; Secularization
  • Black Theology a Weapon in the Struggle for Freedom: A Gramscian Analysis.
    Simms, Rupe (1999)
    Race & Society 2:2: 165-193.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Liberation theology; Hegemony; Gramsci, Antonio
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Politics, Burma; Organization; Latin America
  • Latin American Catholicism, Comprometido and Compromised.
    Benavides, Gustavo (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 529-544.

    Associated Search Terms: Opus Dei; Latin America; Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America
  • Popular Religion, Protest, and Revolt: The Emergence of Political Insurgency in the Nicaraguan and Salvadoran Churches of the 1960s-80s.
    Napstad, Sharon Erickson (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 105-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Little tradition; Catholic, El Salvador; Catholic, Nicaragua; Music; Historical; El Salvador; Social movement; Revolution; Nicaragua
  • Theologies and Liberation in Peru: The Role of Ideas in Social Movements.
    Peña, Milagros (1995)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ideology; Peru; Liberation theology; Catholic, Peru
  • Religion and Racial Identity in the Movimento Negro of the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil.
    Myatt, Alan Doyle (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Denver, Iliff School of Theology.

    Associated Search Terms: African Brazilians; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Social movement; Movimento Negro; Liberation theology
  • I leaders religiosi come intellettuali organici. Sacerdoti e suore attivisti nella comunità chicana.
    Cadena, Gilbert R. (1995)
    Religioni e società 10:22/23: 195-207.

    Associated Search Terms: Intellectuals; Liberation theology; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Activism; Mexican Americans; United States, California; Sisters
  • Grupos cristianos y moviemientos compesinos en México.
    Muro, Victor Gabriel (1994)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 56:2: 165-175.

    Popular Christian groups are tied to the peasant movement only where liberation theology prevails, & that is rare in the indigenous areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Politics, Mexico; Rural; Liberation theology; Social movement
  • Liberation Theology in Peru: An Analysis of the Role of Intellectuals in Social Movements.
    Peña, Milagros (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:1: 34-45.

    Based on interviews in Peru, 1987-88 & '92; shows how liberation theology frames social movement activities so as to bridge different protest groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Intellectuals; Catholic, Peru; Liberation theology; Peru
  • El papel de la teología de la liberación en la identitad social de los latinos.
    Rosado, Caleb (1994)
    Cristianismo y sociedad 118:1: 63-78.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Latino Americans; Liberation theology; Identity; Legitimation
  • Religion and Globalization.
    Beyer, Peter F. (1994)
    Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

    Discusses the interaction of religion & global social change; applies the theme to the American Christian right, Liberation Theology, Islam in Iran, Zionists in Israel, & religious environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Islam, Iran; Environmentalism; World system; Conservative, U.S.A.; Liberation theology; Politics; Change
  • Public Religions in the Modern World.
    Casanova, José V. (1994)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Disputes the secularization model; explores the cases of Catholicism in Spain, Poland, Brazil, & the U.S.A., & Protestantism in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Differentiation; Poland; Privatization; Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, Spain; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.; Brazil; Politics, Brazil; Public religion; Politics, U.S.A.; Spain; Liberation theology; Politics, Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Spain; Catholic, Brazil
  • Liberation Theology in Latin America and Beyond.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1993)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), A Future for Religion? New Paradigms for Social Analysis. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 73-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology
  • Néoliberalisme et Théologie de la Libération Latino-Americaine.
    Maduro, Otto (1992)
    In François Houtart et al., Ruptures sociales et religion. L'éthique religieuse des rapports sociaux dans les sociétés du sud et en Europe. Paris: L'Harmattan; Louvain-la-Neuve: Centre Tricontinental, pp. 121-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Latin America
  • The Role of Liberation Theology in the Social Identity of Latinos.
    Rosado, Caleb (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movmeents in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 195-209.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Identity; Latino Americans
  • The Resilience of Christianity in the Modern World.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialism; Conservative; Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Poland; Politics, Poland; Modernization; Accommodation; Latin America; Counterculture; Catholic, Poland
  • Some Theoretical Implications of Latin American Liberation Theology for the Sociology of Religions.
    Maduro, Otto (1991)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) Religion and the Social Order: Volume I. New Developments in Theory and Research. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 165-181.

    The emergence of liberation theology has led the sociology of religion into global dynamics, to a sensitivity to oppression & activity by the oppressed, to the mediating role of religious institutions, & to an open definition of religion/

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Oppression; Globalization; Liberation theology
  • The Emergence of Liberation Theology: Radical Religion and Social Movement Theory.
    Smith, Christian (1991)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Catholic, Latin America; Latin America; Political process theory; Liberation theology
  • "Rediscovering our Dignity"--An Appraisal of the Utopia of Liberation in Latin America.
    Scherer-Warren, Ilse (1990)
    International Sociology 5:1: 11-25.

    Utopias entail implicit critiques of societies; liberation theology, feminism, & eco-pacifism are operative utopian movements in Latin America.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Social movement; Utopian; Women; Liberation theology; Latin America
  • Liberation Theology as Social Science: Contributions and Limitations.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 143-165.

    An iconoclastic assessment of liberation theology & base communities in Latin America.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Brazil; Liberation theology
  • Origins and Prospects of the Option for the Poor in Brazilian Catholicism.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:2: 120-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Liberation theology
  • Liberation theology: The recovery of biblical radicalism.
    Roelofs, H. Mark (1988)
    American Political Science Review 82:2: 549-566.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology
  • Liberation Theology and the Concept of Human Rights.
    Garrett, William R. (1988)
    In Anson Shupe, Jr., and Jeffrey K. Hadden (eds.), The Politics of Religion and Social Change. New York: Paragon, pp. 128-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Human rights
  • Christianity and Liberation. A Cuban Study of Latin American Liberation Theology.
    Martinez Heredia, Fernando (1988)
    Social Compass 35:2/3: 309-342.

    An appreciation of liberation theology from a marxian perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Marxian; Liberation theology
  • Liberation Theology and Dependency Theory.
    Garrett, William R. (1988)
    In Richard L. Rubenstein and John K. Roth (eds.), The Politics of Ltin American Liberation Theology: The Challenge to U.S. Public Policy. Washington: Washington Institute Press, pp. 174-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; World system
  • The Desacralization of Marxism within Latin American Liberation Theology.
    Maduro, Otto (1988)
    Social Compass 35:2/3: 371-385.

    Marxism is experienced as a totalizing atheism, inspiring authoritarian, sectarian & one-sided organizations. Liberation theology relativizes it as a tool of social analysis & politics, & emphasizes religion as a way to go beyond capitalism & oppression.

    Associated Search Terms: Marxism; Liberation theology; Latin America
  • The Political Structure of Ideological Change: Roman and American Catholicism.
    Burns, Gene (1988)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania. [DA 50:1 A, p. 263]

    Examines the questioning of Rome's priorities in sociopolitical issues by U.S. bishops, U.S. sisters, & Latin American liberation theologians.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Bishop; Sisters; Liberation theology; Politics; Change
  • Myths and Realities of Liberation Theology: The Case of Basic Christian Communities in Brazil.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1988)
    In Richard Rubenstein and John Roth (eds.), The Politics of Latin American Liberation Theology. Washington: Washington Institute Press, pp. 135-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Base communities
  • Clase obrera e iglesia en América Latina.
    Dussel, Enrique (1987)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 49:3: 145-150.

    The Latin American lower classes identify with a Jesus crucified by figures who resemble upper class exploiters.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Liberation theology; Latin America
  • Latin America and Liberation Theology.
    Robertson, Roland (1987)
    In Thomas Robbins and Roland Robertson (eds.) Church-State Relations: Tension and Transitions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 205-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology; State
  • The Preferential Option for the Poor in the Archdiocese of São Paulo.
    Hewitt, Warren Edward (1987)
    Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 12: 75-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo; Liberation theology
  • Religion and the Legitimation of Violence.
    Garrett, William R. (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. Religion and the Political Order, Volume One. New York: Paragon House, pp. 103-122.

    Presents propositions about politically "radical" religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Liberation theology
  • Liberation Theology in Latin America: Sociological Problems of Interpretation and Explanation.
    Robertson, Roland (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson Shupe (eds.) Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Ordr, Volume One). New York: paragon House, pp. 73-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology
  • Indigenous Religions and the Transformation of Peripheral Societies.
    Henry, Paget (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Order, Volume One). New York: Paragon House, pp. 123-150.

    Discusses Rastafarians, liberation theology, & Islamic revivalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, Jamaica; Liberation theology; Islam; World system; Jamaica
  • Speaking to Third World Theologians.
    Gannon, Thomas M. (1982)
    Vidyajyoti. Journal of Theological Reflection 46:7: 327-351.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology
  • Liberation Theology and Christian Radicalism in Contemporary Latin America.
    Dodson, Michael (1979)
    Journal of Latin American Studies 11:1: 203-222.

    Describes the leftward movement of many Christian clergy in Latin America.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology
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