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Liberation Theology after the End of History : The refusal to cease suffering - Daniel Bell

Liberation Theology after the End of History

The refusal to cease suffering

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Published: 23rd August 2001
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"Liberation Theology after the End of History" assesses the impact of Christian resistance to capitalism in Latin America, and the implications of the theological debates that have emerged through its evolution. Using the postmodern critical theory of Deleuze and Foucault, Bell investigates the nature of capitalism, its effect upon human desire and the response of the Church to this social phenomenon, resulting in the most thorough account to date of the rise, failure and future prospects of Latin American liberation theology.

'This book is an important entry into a major debate and even those who disagree with Bell will not be able to ignore his argument.' - William T. Cavanaugh

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Infinite Undulations of the Snakep. 9
The Church of the Poor in the Wake of Capitalism's Triumphp. 42
Christianity, Desire, and the Terror of Justicep. 85
The Refusal to Cease Sufferingp. 144
Indexp. 205
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ISBN: 9780415243032
ISBN-10: 0415243033
Series: Radical Orthodoxy (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 23rd August 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1