Anno 1969

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 1969.

Contents:

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

Publications:

  • Alves, Rubem – A Theology of Human Hope (Brazil/USA)
  • Cone, James H. – Black Theology and Black Power (USA)
  • De Kadt, E. – Catholic Radicals in Brazil. London: Oxford University Press
  • Dickson, Kwesi & Paul Ellingworth – Biblical Revelations and African Belief (Ghana/USA)
  • Fashole-Luke, Edward W. – “An African Indigenous Theology: Fact or Fiction?”
  • Gutierrez, Gustavo – “Notes on a Theology of Liberation”
  • Mbiti, John – African Religions and Philosophy (Kenya)
  • Payne, D.A. – History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (USA)

Conferences:

  • CHE: Commission on Society, Development and Peace (SODEPAX), sponsored by the WCC and the Pontifical Commission on Justice and Peace, in Cartigny, Switzerland.
  • CIV: 2nd Assembly of the All African Conference of Churches, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. (J. Metz Rollins and Gayraud S. Wilmore of the NCBC attend)
  • GBR: Methodist Church “Program to Combat Racism” launched in the United Kingdom, in Notting Hill, London, England.

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