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Book Review: Black and Reformed: Apartheid, Liberation and the Calvinist Tradition

Book Review: Black and Reformed: Apartheid, Liberation and the Calvinist Tradition 251 BookReviews recent events in Nicaragua, including an regarding the efforts of the Contadora examination of the achievements, nations to promote a negotiated peace. mistakes and options available to the Also, those who are familiar with Sandinista government. Cardenal’s The Gospel in Solentiname The final third of the book is given to a may feel as I that Berryman missed some discussion of the ethical, pastoral and of the most impressive dialogs in those theological issues stemming from the four volumes. The publication date of unique participation of Christians in the Gutierrez’ essay, “Hacia una teologia de events in Central America. la liberacion,” was 1%9, not 1970 (p. 28). The strength of the book lies not only in But these are insignificant omissions in a the thorough documentation and remarkably thorough, objective and even-handed treatment of current and helpful study. frequently distorted history, but also Berryman’s specific suggestions for achieving genuine structural changes are Black and Reformed: Apartheid, very helpful (pp. 287-288). The theological, ethical and practical Liberation and the Calvinist dilemmas are not evaded but faced Tradition head-on, especially the question of By AUan Boesak violence. While challenging the basic Johannesburg, RSA: Skotaville position of those such as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Missiology SAGE

Book Review: Black and Reformed: Apartheid, Liberation and the Calvinist Tradition

Missiology , Volume 13 (2): 3 – Apr 1, 1985

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SAGE
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© 1985 American Society of Missiology
ISSN
0091-8296
eISSN
2051-3623
DOI
10.1177/009182968501300231
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Abstract

251 BookReviews recent events in Nicaragua, including an regarding the efforts of the Contadora examination of the achievements, nations to promote a negotiated peace. mistakes and options available to the Also, those who are familiar with Sandinista government. Cardenal’s The Gospel in Solentiname The final third of the book is given to a may feel as I that Berryman missed some discussion of the ethical, pastoral and of the most impressive dialogs in those theological issues stemming from the four volumes. The publication date of unique participation of Christians in the Gutierrez’ essay, “Hacia una teologia de events in Central America. la liberacion,” was 1%9, not 1970 (p. 28). The strength of the book lies not only in But these are insignificant omissions in a the thorough documentation and remarkably thorough, objective and even-handed treatment of current and helpful study. frequently distorted history, but also Berryman’s specific suggestions for achieving genuine structural changes are Black and Reformed: Apartheid, very helpful (pp. 287-288). The theological, ethical and practical Liberation and the Calvinist dilemmas are not evaded but faced Tradition head-on, especially the question of By AUan Boesak violence. While challenging the basic Johannesburg, RSA: Skotaville position of those such as

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Published: Apr 1, 1985

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