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Author Horn, Gerd-Rainer.

Title Western European liberation theology : the first wave (1924-1959) / Gerd-Rainer Horn
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (ix, 314 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Catholic action : a twentieth-century social movement, 1920s--1930s -- Theology and philosophy in the age of fascism, communism, and World War -- The politics of left Catholicism in the 1940s -- The Mouvement populaire des familles -- A working-class apostolate beyond Catholic action : team building, base communities, and worker priests -- Conclusion
Summary 'Western European Liberation Theology' surveys the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in 20th century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism was a basis for the subsequent events and evolutions associated with Vatican II and provided a prototype for Third World Liberation Theology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-310) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Catholic Church -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Catholic Church -- History -- 20th century.
Catholic Church
SUBJECT Europa gnd
Subject Liberation theology -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church -- History -- 20th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Catholic.
Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church
Liberation theology
Theologie der Befreiung
Sozialismus -- Katholizismus -- Westeuropa -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Befreiungstheologie -- Lateinamerika -- Quellen und Vorbilder.
Befreiungstheologie -- Westeuropa -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Katholische Kirche -- Westeuropa -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Katholizismus -- Sozialismus -- Westeuropa -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Theologie der Befreiung.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 0191548081