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Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez Merino, author of A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, Salvation (1971), one of the founders of Liberation Theology. Photo by Mohan. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Encyclicals and Other Documents on Catholic Social Teaching


This research guide is designed to point users of the Gumberg Library to the best sources on Liberation Theology. It highlights important texts and introductory books in print and eBook formats. It also give basic information from reference works, and links to theology and philosophy databases which the user can use to find magazine and journal articles.It also gives information on citation and on how to get materials not available at the Gumberg Library.

Use the tabs at the top of the screen to move to the different sections of this guide.

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If at any time in your research your need help, click on the Ask a Librarian link on the blue bar at the top of the screen. Or you can contact me, Ted Bergfelt, the Humanities Librarian. Click to Send Email, or phone me at 412.396.5351. 

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Reference Works

Encyclopedia Articles

To access the encyclopedia articles below off-campus, you will need to enter your multipass username and password when you click on a link

Classic Texts

Classic Texts

Introductory Works

Introductory Works