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Our Liberal Movement in Theology

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theology,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8464023M
ISBN 101417973145
ISBN 109781417973149

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Liberation theology is a synthesis of Christian theology and socio-economic analyses, based in far-left politics, particularly Marxism, that emphasizes "social concern for the poor and political liberation for oppressed peoples." In the s and the s, liberation theology was the political praxis of Latin American theologians, such as Gustavo Gutiérrez of Peru, Leonardo Boff of Brazil. Get this from a library! Our liberal movement in theology, chiefly as shown in recollections of the history of Unitarianism in New England, being a closing course of lectures given in the Harvard Divinity School.. [Joseph Henry Allen; Frederic Henry Hedge]. Liberal Christianity, also known as liberal theology, is a movement that seeks to reinterpret and reform Christian teaching by taking into consideration modern knowledge, science and ethics. It also emphasizes the authority of individual reason and experience. Liberal Christians view their theology as an alternative to both atheistic rationalism and to traditional theologies based on external. The term liberal shifts with the sands of time in as much as yesterday’s liberal may be considered today’s conservative without changing views. However, when we speak of liberalism in the field of theology, we are not thinking of a frame of mind or a philosophical bent but a distinct historical movement that captured the minds of many.

  Postliberal Theology for Dummies (like me) So our focus should be on a narrative reading of the Christian story rather than a systematic theology or scientific discovery (both of Author: Tim Suttle. Theological liberalism, a form of religious thought that establishes religious inquiry on the basis of a norm other than the authority of was an important influence in Protestantism from about the midth century through the s.. The defining trait of this liberalism is a will to be liberated from the coercion of external controls and a consequent concern with inner motivation. The liberalism he takes up in his book, however, is different from this. It is “a movement during the early ’s that challenged and soon displaced the very substance of the church’s classical doctrine and teaching.” This theological movement replaced traditional teachings of the church with ideas more palatable to the “modern” mind. “The heirs of that liberal theology are today keen to marginalize the Bible, declaring that it supports slavery and other wicked things, because they don't like what it .