Using the bulleted list and the quotations create your own essay within 25 minutes ensuring you include your own intermediate summaries.
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Examine the basis of liberation theology with reference to Gustavo Gutierrez.
“If there is no friendship with the poor and no sharing of the life of the poor, then there is no authentic commitment to liberation, because love exists only among equals.” (Gutierrez)
“The denunciation of injustice implies the rejection of the use of Christianity to legitimise the established order.” (Gutierrez)
“The God of Exodus is the God of history and of political liberation more than he is the God of nature.” (Gutierrez)
“God is in the poor who cry out. And God is the one who listens to the cry and liberates, so that the poor no longer need to cry out.” (Boff)
“When I feed the poor, They call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they call me a communist.” (Dom Helder Camara)
“The poor are those who occupy the underside of history.” (Gutierrez)
“Theology does not produce pastoral activity – rather it reflects upon it.” (Gutierrez)
“Theology has to stop explaining the world, and start transforming it.” (Bonino)