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Taking It to the Streets
Originally Posted: 03/10/2014 - 10:19am | Type: Magazine Article

Charita Ford Does our theology have anything to say to African-American gang girls? It should. AS I ATTENDED ...

Sacred Medicine
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Farmer How liberation theology can inform public health. TWO OF MY greatest teachers were Latin American ...

Slave Mentality
Originally Posted: 10/16/2013 - 8:30am | Type: Blog

Jesus shared the same experience as my ancestors, the enslaved African. My ancestors rescued that story, through faith in a living, breathing God. Crickets chirping, a branch crea ...

Liberation Theology Finds New Welcome in Pope Francis’ Vatican
Originally Posted: 09/11/2013 - 11:59am | Type: Blog

A progressive theological current that emphasizes the Catholic Church’s closeness to the poor and the marginalized but was subject to decades of hostility and censure is now finding increasing favor in the Vat ...

Howard's Liberation Theology Weekend Reflects on Black Church's 'Identity Crisis'
Originally Posted: 11/12/2012 - 10:03am | Type: Blog

For black theologians, the election has also been an occasion to reflect on how the black church faces an identity crisis, losing track of its mission to lead the way in issues of justice and liberation. ...

The Mother of Mujerista Theology
Originally Posted: 06/11/2012 - 10:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Remembering Ada María Isasi-Díaz Ada María Isasi-Díaz often quipped that she “was born a fe ...

Were You There?
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 1:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Wilkes The Cross and the Lynching Tree, by James H. Cone. JAMES CONE’S The Cross and The Lynching Tr ...

Randall Balmer answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Blog

The puzzle here is not that readers of the Bible would tilt toward the political left. That, for me, as well as for thousands of other American evangelicals, is self-evident. ...

I'm Not that Kind of Feminist
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Over the past few weeks various news outlets have run stories on the so-called feminism of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann. Over the past few weeks various news outlets have run ...

Glenn Beck's Offensive Attacks on George Soros
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

And the hits just keep on coming.</p> And the hits just keep on coming. The list of people who Glenn Beck has attacked with faulty logic and fear tactics is growing long ...

Beck: Calling Obama Racist was 'Stupid,' 'Ignorant'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

The night before Glenn Beck's rally in Washington last month, Beck visited the studio where host Joe Madison does his XM radio show. The night before Glenn Beck's rally ...

Glenn Beck vs. Christ the Liberator
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

After his colossal "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C., Glenn Beck took aim at one of his favorite targets, Barack Obama, but in a novel way. After his colossal ...

Creating Liberated Spaces in a Post Colonial World
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>Emergent Village will be hosting its annual Theological Conversation this year in Atlanta, GA from Nov. Emergent Village will be hosting its annual Theological Convers ...

On Glenn Beck and the Restoring Honor Rally (Part II)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/100901-restoringhonor1.jpg"></a>Glenn Beck is wrong on so much: wrong on social justice and liberation theology. His logic is often flawed. ...

Why We Must Challenge Society's Notions of Beauty
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

The earliest representations of Jesus show him eating and healing. In both instances, those who shared the scenes with Jesus included misfits, outcasts, the infirm, and the impoverished. ...

Glenn Beck and a Neighborless Christianity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

I want to thank <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/glenn-beck/">Glenn Beck</a>. I want to thank Glenn Beck . His recent tirade against liberation theolog ...

Glenn Beck, Wrong Again
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Once again, <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/glenn-beck/">Glenn Beck</a> has waded into theological waters beyond his depth. Once again, Glenn Beck has ...

Tupac Shakur: Liberation Theologian for Our Times
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Many music critics have said that a truly special artist comes around only once every generation. Many music critics have said that a truly special artist comes around only once e ...

Civility and a Hermeneutic of Generosity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

We live in an increasingly partisan world. This is not news. But it's the news "business," in many ways, that has made it so.</p> We live in an increasingly ...

Power and the Emerging Church
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>article "<a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.c ...

The Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal and the Paradoxical Legacy of Pope John Paul II
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>The Catholic church is reeling from the several sexual abuse allegations that have come to light over the past three months. Downplaying the severity of this scandal will only further damage the alrea ...

Glenn Beck's Faulty Logic
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

I do not usually watch Glenn Beck's program. So many books, so little time. However, on April 6, while working on another project, my intuitive mind told me to watch Glenn Beck. So, I did. ...

What Is and Isn't Socialism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

When President Obama took questions from Congressional Republicans recently, he spoke about Republican characterizations of his health-care reform plan as something akin to a "Bolshevik plot." Ther ...

Haiti and Anti-Evangelist Pat Robertson's 'Gospel' of Disgrace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Sam Harris, Richard Dawkin, and Christopher Hitchens have nothing on the greatest evangelist of atheism today, Pat Robertson. Sam Harris, Richard Dawkin, and Christopher Hitchens ...

Romero: The Price of Preaching and Living Jesus' Gospel
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://store.sojo.net/product_p/icnp_or.htm"></a>Twenty-nine years ago today, a Salvadorian government hit man assassinated Archbishop of San Salvador Oscar Romero as he ...

Goodness Revealed
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michelle Garcia An interview with liberation theologian Jon Sobrino. One Sunday morning an all-too-familiar sc ...

A Second Spring
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle The continuing vitality of liberation theology The fifth general meeting of the Latin American Cath ...

The Reluctant Conversion of Oscar Romero
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Inocencio Alas Salvador Carranza Carmen Chacon Carmen El ...

Giving Face and Voice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patrick G. Coy The perspective of a faithful photojournalist. The Time magazine article naming John Paul ...

Renewing the Church
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Doug Cunningham The Redemptorist Mission Team in Mindanao, Philippines. Tragedy struck since the writing of ...