Liberation theology
Liberation theology refers to forms of local or contextual theology that proposes that knowledge of God based on revelation leads necessarily to a praxis that opposes unjust social and political struc...
Virgilio Elizondo
Virgilio Elizondo is a Mexican American, Roman Catholic priest who divides his time between his parish in San Antonio, Texas, and teaching at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He...
The Liberation of Theology
The Liberation of Theology (1976) is a book on theology written by Juan Luis Segundo, S.J., translated by John Drury, and published by Orbis Books.
This book was written 8 years after the Medellin...
Re-Imagining (Christian feminist conference)
Re-Imagining, the Minneapolis interfaith conference of clergy, laypeople, and feminist theologians (feminist theology) in 1993 stirred controversy in U.S. Mainline Protestant denominations, ultimately...
Sebastian Kappen
Sebastian Kappen (4 January 1924, Kodikulam, Kerala (India) - 30 November 1993, Bangalore, India), was an Indian Jesuit priest and theologian.
Born in a traditional family of the Syro-Malabar Cath...
Leonidas Proaño
Leonidas Eduardo Proaño Villalba (1910, in San Antonio de Ibarra, Ecuador – 1988, in Quito, Ecuador) was an Ecuadorian priest and theologian. He served as the bishop of Riobamba from 1954 to 198...
Christian Initiative Romero
The Christian Initiative Romero (CIR) is an incorporated association based in Münster, Germany. supporting labour law and human rights in Central American countries. Its core area of responsibility co...
Marc H. Ellis
Marc H. Ellis (born in 1952) is an American author, liberation theologian, and a former University Professor of Jewish Studies, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Ba...
Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann
Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, M.M., (born February 5, 1933) is a Nicaraguan diplomat, politician and Catholic priest of the Maryknoll Society of missionaries. He was recently nominated as Libyan Represe...
Ivan Petrella
Ivan Petrella (born November 8, 1969) is an Argentine social theorist and liberation theologian. He is an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Miami in Coral...
Los Horcones massacre
The Horcones Massacre (Masacre Los Horcones) was a series of killings centered on the Los Horcones ranch in the department of Olancho, Honduras, in June 1975, in which up to 15 religious leaders, camp...
Rubem Alves
Rubem Azevedo Alves (15 September 1933 – 19 July 2014) was a Brazilian theologian, philosopher, educator, writer and psychoanalyst. Alves was one of the founders of liberation theology.
Alves was...
Carlos Mugica
Carlos Mugica (October 7, 1930 - May 11, 1974) was an Argentine Roman Catholic priest and activist.
Carlos Francisco Sergio Mugica was born in Buenos Aires, in 1930, into a privileged background. ...
Henri Nouwen
Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, (Nijkerk, January 24, 1932 – Hilversum, September 21, 1996) was a Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor and writer. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pasto...
Phillip Berryman
Phillip E. Berryman (born 1938) is the author of several books on both liberation theology and the Christian experience in Latin America. After his ordination as a Roman Catholic priest in 1963, he sp...
Frei Betto
Carlos Alberto Libânio Christo, O.P., better known as Frei Betto (born August 25, 1944) is a Brazilian writer, political activist, liberation theologist and Dominican friar.
Christo was born in Be...
Christian base communities
Christian Base communities are autonomous religious groups often associated with Liberation Theology. The 1968 Medellín, Colombia meeting of Latin American Council of Bishops played a major role in p...
Gérard Jean-Juste
Gérard Jean-Juste (February 7, 1946 – May 27, 2009) was a Roman Catholic priest and rector of Saint Claire's church for the poor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was also a liberation theologian and a sup...
Richard Shaull
Millard Richard Shaull (November 24, 1919–October 25, 2002) was an American theologian.
Shaull was born November 24, 1919, in Felton, Pennsylvania, to Millard and Anna (Brenneman) Shaull. He earne...
Ernesto Cardenal
Reverend Father Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (born January 20, 1925) is a Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician. He is a liberation theologian and the founder of the primitivist art community i...
Poykayil Johannan
Poykayil Johannan (also called as Poikayil Kumara Guru Devan) (Eraviperoor, 17 February 1878 – 1939), known as Poykayil Appachan alias Poykayil Kumara Guru Devan, was a Dalit activist, poet, Chr...
Las Abejas
Las Abejas, or "The Bees," is a Christian pacifist civil society group of Tzotzil Maya formed in Chenalho, Chiapas in 1992 following a familial property dispute that left one person killed. When membe...
Option for the poor
The option for the poor or the preferential option for the poor is one of the basic principles of the Catholic social teaching as articulated in the 20th century.
According to proponents of this p...
Blase Bonpane
Blase Bonpane is the director of the Office of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, which he co-founded with his wife Theresa in 1983. He works on human rights issues, and identification of illega...
Rosemary Radford Ruether
Rosemary Radford Ruether (born November 2, 1936) is an American feminist scholar and Catholic theologian.Ruether is an advocate of women's ordination, a movement among Catholic religious persons who a...
Marcella Althaus-Reid
Marcella Maria Althaus-Reid (Rosario, Santa Fe, 1952 – Edinburgh, 20 February 2009) was Professor of Contextual Theology at New College, University of Edinburgh. When appointed, she was the only woman...
Jagran
Jāgran( जागरण ) or jāgrata ( जागरता ) or jaag is a Hindu ritual, consisting of all-night vigil, songs and dance in honour of a deity and puja. Often, jagran is performed in honour of various Hindu god...
Christian feminism
Christian feminism is an aspect of feminist theology which seeks to advance and understand the equality of men and women morally, socially, spiritually, and in leadership from a Christian perspective....