Evangelization – To Proclaim Good News
What is the good news?
What is the goal?
- Add members (proselytize)
- Make the world more like the kingdom of God
Controversies about community service
- Is the intent to benefit the one being served or to benefit the one doing the service?
- Is there an expectation (or a hope, or an openness) that the being served will convert?
Theologies of Liberation
Is religion helping or hurting?
- Ways in which religion in general or certain religions impede progress and justice
- Ways in which religion in general or certain religions promote progress and justice
Different kinds of Liberation Theology
- Latin American
- Feminist / Womanist / Mujerista