Studies in Christianity-Theologians

Born in 1938. He is a Brazilian theologian and one of the first exponents of Liberation Theology, whose past support for communist regimes and recent celebration of the destruction of the World Trade Centre caused controversy.
Boff
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Born 1884, Died 1976; He is a German theologian and the most influential exponent of Form Criticism, best known for his conviction that the narratives of Jesus' life offered theology in the language of myth.
Bultmann
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Born 1912, Died 2001; He is a disciple of Bultmann and a prominent figure in the New Quest for the Historical Jesus.
Ebeling
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Born in 1938. She is a leading feminist theologian; her best known book is 'In Memory of Her: A Feminist-Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins in 1984, arguing the retrieval of overlooked contribution of women in early Xian Church.
Fiorenza
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Born in 1928. He is a Peruvian theologian, known as the founder of Liberation Theology. He argued that liberation involves political/social freedom, the emancipation of the poor & liberation from selfishness to re-establish a relationship with God.
Gutierrez
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Feminist Theologian; her book 'She who is; The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse' in 1992, emphasizing underdeveloped feminine images of God.
Johnson
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Born 1917, Died 1980; Catholic Archbishop of San Salvador; he embraced a non-violent form of Liberation Theology and was assassinated on the the orders of the military on 24 March, 1980.
Romero
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Born in 1936; a distinguished theologian who argued for the recovery of God/ess as Primal Matrix, the womb in which all things are generated.
Ruether
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Born in 1938; a Basque theologian and Jesuit priest who identified with the suffering of Third World dwellers. In his work, he concentrates on the social context of Jesus' life/radical ministry. 2007-The Vatican admonished him.
Sobrino
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Born 1884, Died 1976; He is a German theologian and the most influential exponent of Form Criticism, best known for his conviction that the narratives of Jesus' life offered theology in the language of myth.

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Born 1912, Died 2001; He is a disciple of Bultmann and a prominent figure in the New Quest for the Historical Jesus.

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Born in 1938. She is a leading feminist theologian; her best known book is 'In Memory of Her: A Feminist-Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins in 1984, arguing the retrieval of overlooked contribution of women in early Xian Church.

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Born in 1928. He is a Peruvian theologian, known as the founder of Liberation Theology. He argued that liberation involves political/social freedom, the emancipation of the poor & liberation from selfishness to re-establish a relationship with God.

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