The book was not light reading for me, but it is well worth the effort.
Having just read LOVE IN A TIME OF HATE, I bought this book expecting to read flesh-and-blood examples of liberation theology as brought into the streets.
I thank Gustavo Gutierrez for his life, his amazing humility and compassion...in total, for his example of service to humanity!
The importance of this book can't be overstated for the serious Christian, especially in the US . "Liberation Theology" has decades of mythology-accretion--here is the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Aingeal Saoirse
I rated this book 3 stars because I am not a believer in liberation theology. However, I believe that Gustavo Gutierrez brought to people's attention the suffering of the oppressed... Read morePublished 7 months ago by discipleman
I was a bit disappointed and that is because the book is too cerebral for more liking. That does not mean that it would be a disappointing read for someone else. Read morePublished 9 months ago by D. Watkins
"A Theology of Liberation" by Gustavo Gutierrez. Now I know what its about. I stayed away from Gustavo Gutierrez because of the picture of John Paul II shaking his finger... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Faith D. Flaherty
This book is a must read for anybody searching for answers concerning, as the title states, the history, politics and the salvation... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mary Navarro Farr
It explains well the past thirty years and indicates the present if you have aclear mind and can understand it!Published 10 months ago by John P. Miller
This is the only book I have found telling of the struggle of Liberation Theology in Central America as it really was. So it is the Tops - so far - for me. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Marc Parker Kingston
I have read Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Miguel De La Torre's Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins. This was my first actual theology though... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Eric v.
what does being Christian really mean in our capitalistic society.
If Christ were here among us and guiding the captains of state and industry.
What would He say