Tribal Theology

The term Tribal Theology was first used in a book by Rev. Rosiamliana Tochhawng titled ‘Towards Tribal Theology: The Mizo Perspectives (1989). Tribal Theology aims to liberate the tribal people from their unfortunate condition characterised by violence, ethnic crisis, division, under development, poverty, alienation, and suffering. Thanzauva suggests a ‘Synthetic Praxis’ to be the method … Read more

Womanist Theology

Womanist Theology was developed in 1983 by a black writer and activist, Alice Walker in her collection of essays, “In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens, Womanist Prose.” The term womanist primarily refers to African-American women. However, the term was also used for woman in general. Walker’s definition of a womanist in her four-part definition of … Read more

Dalit Theology

Dalit Theology emerged among the Dalit caste in the Indian subcontinent in the 1980s. It shares various themes from Latin American liberation theology, including identifying themselves as a people undergoing Exodus. This theology sees hope in Luke 4:18-19: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news … Read more

Feminist Theology

Feminist Theology is theology and Biblical studies done using feminist methodologies and theories of interpretation. Feminist theology seeks the equality, justice, and liberation of woman from the patriarchal and androcentric systems of power and domination that have shaped the church, the translation and the interpretation of the Bible and the Bible itself. It generally does … Read more

Black Theology

Black Theology arose from the social and political excitement of the late 1960s. Many African American clergy, scholars and activists were disillusioned by the slowness with which social change was happening for the African American people. So, they moved from continuing to integrate themselves into the prevalent and white-dominated society towards an affirmation of black … Read more

Liberation Theology

Liberation theology is a movement that attempts to interpret Scripture through the sufferings of the poor. According to liberation theology, true followers of Jesus must work to build a just society. They must bring about a social and political change that aligns with the betterment of the lives of the working class. The given argument … Read more