Anno 1973

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 1973.

Contents:

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

Publications:

  • Assmann, Hugo – Theology for a Nomad Church (?) translated in 1976?
  • Bimwenyi, O. – “Pertinence et Originalité du langage religieux”, Louvain (Zaire/DRC/Belgium)
  • Daly, Mary – Beyond God the Father (USA)
  • Deloria, Vine, Jr. – God is Red (USA/Standing Rock Sioux)
  • Dickson, Kwesi – “The Old Testament and African Theology”, Ghana Bulletin of Theology (was it Dickson? Ghana, June 4/4)
  • Dussel, Enrique – Para una ética de la liberación latinoamericana
  • Ellacuria, Ignacio – Liberación: Misión y carisma de la Iglesia
  • Gardavsky, V. – God Is Not Yet Dead (Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic)
  • Gera, Lucio – Teología de la liberación (Argentina)
  • Gutierrez, Gustavo – Theology of Liberation translated from Spanish to English by Sister Caridad Inda & John Eagleson
  • Gutierrez, Gustavo – Theologie der Befeiung  translated from Spanish to German by Horst Goldstein with a forward by Johannes Baptist Metz.
  • Hamid, Idowu, ed.  – Troubling the Waters  Rahaman Printer Ltd. INCLUDES: Ashley Smith, “The religious significance of Black Power in Caribbean churches”, Joseph Owens, “Rastafarians of Jamaica”, etc
  • Idowu, Bolaji – African Traditional Religion: A Definition (Nigeria/USA)
  • Illich, Ivan – Tools for Conviviality (USA/Mexico)
  • Owens, J. – “Rastafarians” in Hamid (Jamaica/Caribbean)
  • Metz, Johannes  – Theology of the World (Germany)
  • Moltmann, Jurgen – The Crucified God is translated from the German to English
  • Moltmann, Jurgen – The Gospel of Liberation (Germany)
  • Motlhabi, Mokgethi – Black Theology: The South African Voice (originally “Essays”) (South Africa)
  • Serle, G. – From Deserts the Prophets Come (Australia)
  • Smith, A. – “Black Power” in Hamid (Caribbean)
  • Trible, Phyllis – Depatriarchalizing in Biblical Interpretation (USA)

Conferences:

  • NYC, USA – “Exploratory Consultation” at Union Theological Seminary, led by Visiting Professor, John Mbiti, and C. Shelby Rooks of the Society for the Study of Black Religion.

Biographical Notes:

  • John Mbiti becomes Visiting Professor at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, for the academic year of 1972-1973.

Background Information:

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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