APRIL 6 - • Preferential option for poor and oppressed...

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APRIL 6, 2011 15:34 Mary – important in devotional religion Late 20 th  Century movements Rise of Charismatic Christianity – focus on Holy Spirit, Pentecostalism Evangelicism Fundamentalism – return to the fundamentals of Christianity. Now, we refer to  the literal meaning of scriptures. Rejected cooperating with politics; interacting in the modern world. Conversionism, Biblicism, Activism, Crisjndfskjfgskhs(the one I can’t spell or  pronounce) Social gospel – Jesus ethic provides model for action Gospel turning to focus on  society “Great reversal” – Christianity is growing in Latin America, south America;  shrinking in North America and Europe. Liberation theologies Emerged in the 60s and 70s. Marxist teachings Return to Jesus ethic   criticism of oppressive institutions Theology addresses actual experience of human suffering and sin
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Unformatted text preview: • Preferential option for poor and oppressed. Feminist theologies Criticism of patriarchal traditions and interpretations • Language about God; exclusion of women; theological interpretations of sin, Eve, body Retrieval of usable sources within tradition (women were prominent among Jesus’ followers, apostles, deacons, administered Eucharist) Theologies of religions (exclusivism, inclusivism, pluralism) No salvation in other religious traditions (exclusivism) Catholic Church follows that there is some value/truth in other religions, but it’s actually Christ at work (inclusivism) Many religions being true (pluralism) All answers to cultural changes. Theology is an ongoing conversation 15:34 15:34...
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