The Political Theory of Liberation Theology: Toward a Reconvergence of Social Values and Social Science

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1. The Context of Liberation Theology10
The Religious Context11
The Political Theoretical Context23
Toward Restoring the Moral Critique: Liberation Theology32
2. Toward a Methodology for Liberation34
Introduction34
Critique of Academic Theology36
Limits and Grounding44
Liberation Theology as a Process Theology of Society53
Conclusion61
3. The Marxist-Christian Tension64
Introduction64
Conservative Criticisms73
Marxisms and Marx80
Maintaining the Tension92
Conclusion94
4. Assessing Latin American Political Economies99
Introduction99
The World Economy101
The National Security State110

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