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Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology

Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology

Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology Conference: (From) Coloniality and Religious Practices: Liberating Hope 04-08 April, 2019 – São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil – International Association of Practical Theology Cláudio Carvalhaes A band begins playing the music of Gilberto Gil: Um Sonho Throughout the lecture this video is on screen: you can see the performance below, the lecture starts at 0:32 minutes. Introduction I want to express my gratitude to those of you who are here. I would like to thank all of the people of the International Association of Practical Theology, especially to Prof. Dr. Júlio Cézar Adam and Prof. Dr. Valburga…

Teologia Litúrgica da Libertação

Teologia Litúrgica da Libertação

TEOLOGIA LITÚRGICA DA LIBERTAÇÃO The Liturgical Theology of Liberation Cláudio Carvalhaes Resumo: Neste artigo o autor desenvolve um pensamento litúrgico-teológico que envolve conteúdo e   formas metodológicas visando propor a criação de uma teologia litúrgica da libertação. A teologia da libertação latino-americana forjou um vasto campo de conhecimento teológico, mas nunca esteve plenamente interessada no campo da liturgia. Para preencher esse vazio, o autor propõe pensar a teologia da libertação a partir de uma práxis litúrgica, ou seja, como a vida toda dos pobres, se vivida toda na prática litúrgica pode se tornar o primeiro passo da teologia, fazendo assim…

Reflections on Turning 50 / Reflexões ao chegar aos 50 anos

Reflections on Turning 50 / Reflexões ao chegar aos 50 anos

Reflections on Turning 50 – English   I really don’t know what turning 50 means. Here’s part of my journey, so far. I am getting older. Having more pains. Getting closer to death. Starting to learn that death doesn’t exist. Sensing clearly the loss of my bodily youth. Becoming more and less aware of things. Loving my body way more. I have gone through the worst of my own shit. Lots of therapy and counting. Getting a clear sense of life. Learning the fundamental aspect of perspective! Realizing that what we do is so much related to our ways of…

What Worship Has To Do With It? Interpreting Life Liturgically

What Worship Has To Do With It? Interpreting Life Liturgically

What Worship Has To Do With It?  Interpreting Life Liturgically Cláudio Carvalhaes About This book connects the living realms of the church, the self, the neighbor and the world. It envisions our daily local and global life from liturgical spaces, places where Christians worship God. Through these relations, we can connect worship with economy, preaching with raising a village, baptism with forms of citizenship, ecology and the market, Easter with immigration, liturgical knees with colonization, spirituality with minority voices, all uttering prayers that name racism, poverty and a liberation theology of glory. In these pages Cláudio Carvalhaes issues a call…