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Opting for Democracy?

Liberation Theology and the Struggle for Democracy in Brazil (Studies in Religion, Politics, and Public Life, Vol. 2)

by Iain S. MacLean

  • 25 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • 1964-1985,
  • 20th century,
  • Brazil,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Democracy,
  • History,
  • Liberation theology,
  • Political activity,
  • Politics and government,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11395943M
    ISBN 100820440116
    ISBN 109780820440118

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Liberation theology is often characterized as rejecting democracy and, based upon their option for the poor, advocating a form of socialism. This claim is challenged through an analysis of the works of Brazilian liberation theologians, Catholic social teaching, and studies on the base community movements in Brazil from the imposition of military rule through democratization ().

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Please, subscribe or login to access all content. India’s Constitution not only ensures democracy but also teaches what democracy is, says this book Opting for a democracy was a risk, according to the “warnings” from political theorists.

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