Praxis, The Mediations and Marx - Key Terminology

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Puebla State
Is located in Mexico and was the the location of the 3rd meeting of the CELAM in 1979. The meeting there is usually referred to simply as "puebla".
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Preferential Option For The Poor
The Christian duty of the privileged to side with the poor in solidarity and act against exploitation.
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Integral
Means essential, vital and fundamental.
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Pre-Theological
In Liberation Theology is the stage prior to any theological reflection when acting in solidarity with the poor is more important than official Christian teaching.
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Infrastructural Oppression
Arises from the basic organisational beliefs of society which are biased against certain types of people because of their race, class, age or sexuality.
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Superstructural Oppression
Occurs in the organisation of institutions arising from the basic (or infrastructural) beliefs of society.
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Reductionism
Means to explain something in more basic, usually physical, terms. The arguments are often in the form "X is nothing but...".
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Secular
Concerned only with non-religious matters.
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The Christian duty of the privileged to side with the poor in solidarity and act against exploitation.

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Preferential Option For The Poor

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Means essential, vital and fundamental.

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In Liberation Theology is the stage prior to any theological reflection when acting in solidarity with the poor is more important than official Christian teaching.

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Arises from the basic organisational beliefs of society which are biased against certain types of people because of their race, class, age or sexuality.

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