TITLE

Theologian endorses `option for losers'

PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;4/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p426
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on pastoral theology professor Paul Zulehner's call to churches to undertake a rethinking of the social priorities by replacing emphasis on `the poor' with a concern for those marginalized by modern society. Description of the outdated idea of an `option for the poor.'
ACCESSION #
9604230712

 

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