Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Back to the Future: Liberation Theology Rehabilitated

By José Azel l July 26, 2017

Liberation Theology began as a movement within the Latin American Catholic Church. The intellectual methodology of Liberation Theology relies heavily on Marxism. In its present form, it is a varied inter-denominational, international movement. The origin of the Latin American brand of Liberation Theology is credited to Peruvian priest and theologian Gustavo Gutierrez. Indeed, the 1968 Medellin Latin America Episcopal Conference laid the groundwork for Liberation Theology. In the years following the Medellin conference, Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI censured Liberation Theology. But in 2013, Pope Francis met, in the Vatican, with father Gutierrez. Following the visit, in an exoneration of Liberation Theology, the Vatican’s semi-official newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, published an essay stating that with the election of the first pope from Latin America, Liberation Theology can no longer “remain in the shadows.” ........To Read More....

My Take - Liberation Theology apparently replaces Biblical Theology.  Is it any wonder the Pope now believes Global Warming is the source of Armageddon.  I have to keep coming back to the question I've been asked.  Who picked this guy? 

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