The freedom of God and human liberation by Alexander J. McKelway

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Published by SCM Press, Trinity Press International in London, Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • God.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [104]-119) and index.

Book details

StatementAlexander J. McKelway.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT810.2 .M385 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1883982M
ISBN 100334024668
LC Control Number90044867
OCLC/WorldCa22207108

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This book makes the case that while white Christian leaders have rooted God’s revelation either in an inherently inferior black humanity or a Christian faith void of black suffering, black theologians have rooted that same revelation in the plight of oppressed peoples in general and black people in particular, i.e., that God’s essence is found in the struggle for human :   As the first major theological study and interpretation of the Sam Sharpe Revolt, Burning for Freedom places faith in God and the promise of God as established in events such as The Exodus Story, The Prophetic Tradition and the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the bases for human liberation, which enabled and engendered freedom in the Black Atlantic Author: Revd Delroy A.

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His triadic understanding of human liberation – liberation from social and economic oppression, history as a process of self-determined humanization, and redemption from sinfulness – became classic.

attitudes, and scientific methodologies. Understanding the broad parameters of human liberation allows us to engage effectively in the kinds of praxis necessary to makeit happen. Contemporary world class thinker, Jürgen Habermas- distinguishes the ideas of human liberation that emerged from the th.

century Enlightenment from our very. Temporal liberation and freedom. This notion of freedom clarifies the scope of temporal liberation: it involves all the processes which aim at securing and guaranteeing the conditions needed for the exercise of an authenic human freedom.

Thus it is not liberation which in itself produces human freedom. The praxis of Jesus, with his option for the poor and marginalized reveals God’s concern and will for the liberation of humankind. The liberation spirituality sees the human struggle against oppression as a way of union with God.

This book is the 50th issue of the Quest series begun in It is a sequel to “Jesus Christ and Human Liberation” published last year by this Centre. It tries to grapple with some of the above sad paradoxes.

This book is meant to stimulate fun her reflection. Many of its sections need much further study and investigation. It is. The Freedom of the Christian is a confession of Christ in a nutshell. Christian freedom is a gift from Christ Himself, “For freedom Christ has set us free ” (Galatians ).

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How can God ordain everything yet not violate human freedom. We must understand that God uses free moral agents to bring about His purposes. Just as He uses secondary causes of all sorts to exercise His will, so He uses the decisions and actions of human beings.

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In Latin America, supporters of liberation theology sometimes took up arms for revolutionary causes, and George W Bush invoked the God of freedom as he launched wars of liberation.

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John Stuart Mill (–), in his work, On Liberty, was the first to recognize the difference between liberty as the freedom to act and liberty as the absence of coercion.

In his book Two Concepts of Liberty, Isaiah Berlin formally framed the differences between two perspectives as the distinction between two opposite concepts of liberty: positive liberty and negative liberty. In her book To Bring the Good violation of the most basic human right—the freedom of thought and worship.” throughout human society and for the liberation.

Today, women are joining other oppressed groups in a search for Liberation in a Feminist Perspective--A Theology is an attempt to wrestle with this challenge by making a contribution to the Christian understanding of human liberation from the feminist perspective.

Description. In Burning for Freedom: A Theology of the Black Atlantic Struggle for Liberation, Delroy A. Reid-Salmon explores the reasons behind the abolition of slavery in the Black Atlantic World by examining the Sam Sharpe Revolt.

Through this examination, secular bases for human liberation – liberation theories that espouse socio-political reasons among the enslaved for wanting freedom.

Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and buildthe movement for human in doing so, she reminds us that "Freedom is a constant struggle." Angela Y.

Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. Tissa Balasuriya, Author Trinity Press International $ (p) ISBN The Gospel of Jesus Christ is a message of freedom and a force for liberation.

In recent years, this essential truth has become the object of reflection for theologians, with a new kind of attention which is itself full of promise.

Liberation is first and foremost liberation from the radical slavery of sin. Instead, Reid-Salmon posits the belief that liberation in the Black Atlantic World was as a direct result of the manifestation of the work of God in human existence; the Sam Sharpe Revolt was theological act signifying the revelation and involvement of God in history to set the oppressed free.

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Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and build the movement for human liberation. And in doing so, she reminds us that "Freedom is a constant struggle." Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker.

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Shang closely examines Zhuangzi s and Nietzsche s respective critiques of metaphysics. Day after day, the prisoners paced their cells, pining for their freedom.

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