This is often the credo and seminal textual content of the circulate which was once later characterised as liberation theology. The booklet burst upon the scene within the early seventies, and was once speedily said as a pioneering and prophetic method of theology which famously made an choice for the negative, putting the exploited, the alienated, and the economically wretched on the centre of a programme the place "the oppressed and maimed and blind and lame" have been prioritized on the price of these who both maintained the established order or who abused the buildings of strength for his or her personal ends. This strong, compassionate and radical booklet attracted feedback for bold to combine politics and faith in so particular a fashion, yet used to be additionally welcomed through those that had the means to work out that its schedule used to be not anything extra nor lower than to provide "good information to the poor", and redeem God's humans from bondage.

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