Anniversary edition of the publication in English of the work that
more than any other has formed and directed the worldwide discussion
of liberation theology.
In addition to
re-editing for inclusive language, Fr. Gutierrez himself revised a
key section of his masterwork, and added a new essay that reviews the
evolution of liberation theology, delineating key themes of the
present and future. As he writes in this new essay, "My book is
a love letter to God, to the church and to the people to which I
belong. Love remains alive, but grows deeper and changes its manner
What Time magazine
has called a "seminal" work, A Theology of Liberation
remains the single most lucid, direct and powerful statement of the
heart of liberation theology.