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This survey text for religious ethics and theological ethics courses explores how ethical concepts defined as liberationist, which initially was a Latin American Catholic phenomenon, is presently manifest around the globe and within the United States across different racial, ethnic, and gender groups. Authored by several contributors, this book elucidates how the powerless and disenfranchised within marginalized communities employ their religious beliefs to articulate a liberationist/liberative religious ethical perspective. Students will thus comprehend the diversity existing within the liberative ethical discourse and know which scholars and texts to read and will encounter practical ways to further social justice.He is the author of Radical Love: An Introduction to Queer Theology and From Sin to Amazing Grace: Discovering the Queer Christ. Cheng holds a PhD from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, a JD from Harvard Law School, and aanbsp;...

Author:Miguel A. De La Torre
Publisher:Fortress Press - 2013-01-01


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