Liberation Theologies and the Church

Written by Amin A. Rodor

In recent times and in certain quarters theology has begun to strip itself of I much of its characteristic dogmatics. The typical characterization of religion as a private affair is being challenged by a stress on the public character of the Christian message.

Some theologians have begun to underline that the two most common interpretations of the Christian faith: the metaphysics (present in scholastic Roman catholic theology) and the private (common in many protestant theologians, such as Bultmann and Tillich) are completely outdated. These interpretations, it is charged, are anachronic in content and approach, giving¬† “a nineteenth century answer to a twentieth century dilemma

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