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Luther and liberation : a Latin American perspective

Author: Walter Altmann; Leonardo Boff
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised and expanded second editionView all editions and formats
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Luther and Liberation recovers the liberating and revolutionary impact of Luther's theology, read afresh from the perspective of the Latin American context. The work examines with fresh vigor Luther's central theological commitments, such as his doctrine of God, Christology, justification, hermeneutics, and ecclesiology, and his forays into economics, politics, education, violence, and war. This new edition greatly  Read more...
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Altmann, Walter.
Luther and liberation.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, [2015]
(OCoLC)942525225
Named Person: Martin Luther; Martin Luther; Martin Luther
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Altmann; Leonardo Boff
ISBN: 9781506408033 1506408036
OCLC Number: 946725251
Notes: Translation of: Confrontación y liberación.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 440 pages) : illustration, charts.
Contents: Luther and Liberation; Luther and Liberation; ; ; Contents; Foreword; Abbreviations; Preface; Overview of Luther's Theology and Work; Luther at the Crossroads Between the Old and the New; Theology with a New Interpretive Key; The God of Life Against All Falsehood of the Idols of Death; In the Cross of Christ, Victory over All Evil; Conversion, Liberation, and Justification; Scripture-Instrument of Life; The Church-Poor People of God; Sacraments; The Reign of God in Church and State; Exercises on Luther's Ethical Positioning; The Political Calling and the Church; Education The Economy and the CommunityWar; Resistance and Violence; Luther-Defender of the Jews or Anti-Semite?; Luther's Legacy and Liberation Theology; What Did Luther Want, in the End?; Matthew 25:31-46; The Reception of Luther's Concept of Freedom in Latin American Liberation Theology; Epilogue; ; Bibliography; Index of Biblical Passages; Index of Luther's Writings; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Other Titles: Confrontación y liberación.
Responsibility: Walter Altmann ; foreword by Leonardo Boff.

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Luther and Liberation recovers the liberating and revolutionary impact of Luther's theology, read afresh from the perspective of the Latin American context. The work examines with fresh vigor Luther's central theological commitments, such as his doctrine of God, Christology, justification, hermeneutics, and ecclesiology, and his forays into economics, politics, education, violence, and war. This new edition greatly expands the original text with fresh scholarship and contains several new chapters on Luther's doctrine of God, the sacraments, his controversial perspective on Judaism, and a compa.
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