Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The World Come of Age – An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Lilian Calles Barger


The World Come of Age offers a cultural history of ideas that culminated in a radical political theology forwarded by the first generation of liberation theologians. Representing those marginalized by modern politics and religion due to race, class, or sex status, liberationists built a trans-American intellectual movement. Lilian Calles Barger sets the stage in the 1960s and 1970s, as black theologian James Cone, Catholic priest Gustavo Gutiérrez, and feminists Mary Daly and Rosemary Radford Ruether led the way in bridging the gulf between the religious values of justice and equality and poli ... More

Keywords: Book, liberation theology, history of ideas, trans-American, Latin America, Black Power, women’s liberation, social theory, radical politics, theo-political

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190695392
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190695392.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lilian Calles Barger, author
Independent Scholar