Tag Archives: liberation theology

Saint Oscar Romero, Paulo Freire and Liberation Theology

Smithing a Sword Against MAGA Darkness

Critical pedagogy is the bloomery in which educational swords are forged against injustice. This fire pit or furnace located in the smithy is ignited by the faithful, powering the cementation process that results in the blade. Oscar Romero, Paulo Freire and other important educational workers operate the bellows, and liberation theology delineates the battlegrounds where […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2022). Saint Oscar Romero, Paulo Freire and Liberation Theology: Smithing a Sword Against MAGA Darkness. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/saint-oscar-romero-paulo-freire-and-liberation-theology/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

The Prosperity Gospel, Christo-Fascism and the War in Ukraine

The Struggle for Justice

My interest in liberation theology came about in my mid-thirties. I describe my journey in Pedagogy of Insurrection as a journey that has taken me from Buddhist temples in Thailand, to Taoist temples in China, to Shinto temples in Japan, to Christian churches throughout Europe, to the Vatican, to Maori whare whakairo in New Zealand, […]

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

The War in Ukraine, a Shattered Trust

Liberation Theology and the Struggle for Justice

Peter McLaren and Ernesto Cardenal (Caracas Venezuela, c. 2005) We can acknowledge the wariness sown in the Russian state after NATO’s dangerous incursion into Eastern Europe and the Baltics since 1991, in clear violation of a commitment given to Russia’s leaders as the Soviet Union was crumbling into a dark vortex of disassembly. This incursion […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2022). The War in Ukraine, a Shattered Trust: Liberation Theology and the Struggle for Justice. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-war-in-ukraine-a-shattered-trust/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.