oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Marxism and the Church in Latin America
|Article Title||Marxism and the Church in Latin America|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Anglican theological education in Argentina & member of the Latin American Theological Fraternay|
|Publication Date||Aug 1978|
|Pages||26 - 36|
|Keyword(s)||Change of consciousness, Church's social involvement, European biblical exegesis, Historical development, Influences on culture, Intellectual pilgrimage, Liberation Theology, Protestantism and Sociologically factors|
By now the celebrated words of Ernesto ""Che"" Guevara concerning revolutionary Christians have echoed round the world: ""When Christians dare to give a total revolutionary witness, the Latin American revolution will be invincible, seeing that until now Christians have allowed their teaching to be manipulated by reactionaries."" Echoing the same thoughts Fidel Castro is no less forceful: ""A Christian who adheres to Christian preaching in its purest form, will not side with the exploiters, nor with the bourgeoisie, nor with those who cause injustice, hunger and misery"".
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