VERBITSKY: He was against liberation theology. He was a man, during his tenure in the Jesuit company—the publication of the Jesuit company are full of articles, of pieces, against liberation theology. Being among the poor doesn’t mean to be for the poor.
For those of us raised and/or living in a white feminist bubble it's time to listen and learn. My feminism was informed by womanist & mujerista literature along with liberation theologies due to my college studies. I feel fortunate for that. My body positivity came from my study of the fat liberation movement (which I only learned about in 2012!). These days I'm learning the most from PoC warriors like @sassy_latte See her comments _________ "Sometimes I sit and dream about how different…
What is Liberation Theology? | Liberation theology is meant to negate the oppressive mainstream theologies by acknowledging and taking into account the humanity of the oppressed (e.g. the poor and the powerless).
"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." - Dom Helder Camara In some places in the US these days, they'll arrest you for feeding the poor (homeless).