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Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians
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The Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT) is a network of theologians from Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as some from North American minority groups. They have made a commitment to pursue their vocation as theologians from the perspective of the poor and marginalized sectors of their societies.

The origin of this network is often traced to the conversations of some African students in Louvain, Belgium, in the 1970s. Together they determined to hold a colloquium of Asian, African, and Latin American theologians in …

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Abraham, K. C., “Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 26 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_E82>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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