Building on his classic A Theology of Liberation, the world’s preeminent liberation theologian addresses some of the challenges that have been raised against this “new way of doing theology” and charts its prospects for the future.
Lucid and cogent, The Truth Shall Make You Free brings to the forefront liberation theology’s answers to its critics, refining the terms of discussion and opening the way for further dialogue, moving the discussion and debate to the next higher plane.
Gustavo Gutierrez, a native of Lima Peru, was educated in Lima, Chile, and Europe and was ordained in 1959. In his work, Gutierrez’s theological training is joined with experience of living and working among the poor of Rimac, a Lima slum, where he also founded and directs the Bartolome de Las Casas Center. His books include the classic A Theology of Liberation, On Job, The God of Life, The Power of the Poor in History, and We Drink from Our Wells.