Definition of liberation theology in English:

liberation theology

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A movement in Christian theology, developed mainly by Latin American Roman Catholics, which attempts to address the problems of poverty and social injustice as well as spiritual matters.
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    • Its political side grew out of the social gospel movement and liberation theology.
    • Latin American feminist liberation theologians emerge as the key link between Latin American liberation theology, on the one hand, and feminist theology, on the other.
    • He repeatedly returns to comparisons with more biblical Protestant traditions, feminist theology, and liberation theology.

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