Bibliography (Masterplots II: Christian Literature)
Sources for Further Study
Bokenkotter, Thomas. Church and Revolution: Catholics in the Struggle for Democracy and Social Justice. New York: Image Books, 1998. Examines Catholics who have promoted social reform. Includes two chapters that consider the humanist vision of the Jacques Maritain.
Novak, Michael. Will It Liberate? Questions About Liberation Theology. Mahway, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1986. Provides a largely critical perspective of liberation theology, questioning Gutiérrez’s use of Marxist ideology and his understanding of economic development as being ill-conceived and ill-considered. Gutiérrez is discussed throughout the work.
Rowland, Christopher, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Eleven significant essays, including one by Gutiérrez, survey the basics of liberation theology and explain the development of its core ideas.
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