Anno 1968

These are notes from my own study of the timeline of emerging liberation theologies alongside other decolonial projects. It’s a work in progress, helping me to delineate who said what and when, and how the ideas and practice deepened and widened in conversations.

The year 1968.

Contents:

  1. Publications
  2. Conferences
  3. Biographical Notes
  4. Background Information

Publications:

  • Baeta, C.G. ed. – Christianity in Tropical Africa, including ¬
    • Mbiti, John – “The Ways and Means of Communicating the Gospel” (Kenya)
  • Sawyerr, Harry – Creative Evangelism: Towards a New Christian Encounter with Africa (Africa/UK)
  • Provincials of the Society of Jesus – “The Jesuits in Latin America” (May 1968)
  • Peruvian Organisations – “The Role of the Laity” (June 1-2, 1968)
  • Gustavo Gutierrez – “Towards a Theology of Liberation” (July 1968), i.e. Chimbote

Conferences:

  • PER/Americas – Chimbote
  • COL/Americas – Medellin (Aug 26 – Sept 6, 1968)

Biographical Notes:

Background Information:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. is shot in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 04, 1968
  • Robert F. Kennedy is shot in Los Angeles, California, on June 05.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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