The Future of Liberation Theology - Key Terminology

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Irruption
Is the moment when an oppressed group suddenly emerges from the underside of history into consciousness.
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EATWOT
Stands for Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, was created in Tanzania in 1976. Through conferences and papers 3rd world theologians develop their theologies of liberation.
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Dalit
An ancient word and can mean; downtrodden, broken or crushed. It has come to refer to those in Indian society who are outcast and untouchable.
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Varnas
Or castes, are comprised of; preachers, teachers , ruler, soldier, merchants and labourers.
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Karma
In Hindu thought is the law of cause and effect where all actions in our past and present lives determine what kind of person one is.
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Apartheid
Afrikaans word meaning "separation".
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ANC (African National Congress Party)
Founded in 1912, has been the ruling party in post-apartheid South Africa since 1994.
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The Kairos Document
Issued in 1985 and signed by 150 signatories. Kairos in Greek means "time" and the document called for Christians to act now against injustice.
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Enculturation
The adaptation of one set of cultural values to another culture.
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Hegemony
Means a monopoly or domination of one idea or institution over all others.
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Endism
The belief that history has "ended" with capitalism and liberal democracy as there is no better system which can follow it.
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Stands for Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, was created in Tanzania in 1976. Through conferences and papers 3rd world theologians develop their theologies of liberation.

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An ancient word and can mean; downtrodden, broken or crushed. It has come to refer to those in Indian society who are outcast and untouchable.

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Or castes, are comprised of; preachers, teachers , ruler, soldier, merchants and labourers.

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In Hindu thought is the law of cause and effect where all actions in our past and present lives determine what kind of person one is.

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