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Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies
School of Theology and Seminary
Susan Wood SCL
Catholic Studies | Christianity | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
The papal encyclical, Veritatis Splendor, authored by Pope John Paul II, reflected on contemporary moral theology, particularly on the theme of freedom. I will discuss the relationship of freedom named and expressed within liberation theology, particularly that of Jose Comblin, with freedom in Veritatis Splendor. First, I will describe freedom from the perspective of liberation theology while particularly focusing on Comblin, and secondly, I will com-pare and contrast this freedom with the understanding of freedom as presented in Veritatis Splendor.
Seaman, Kristopher W., "Freedom as Understood in Liberation Theology, Particularly in the Work of Jose Comblin, With a Comparrison of that Understanding to the Papal Encyclical, Veritatis Splendor" (2000). School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses. 1604.
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