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Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians
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(EATWOT) represents the largest ecumenically oriented theological movement in non-European Christianity. Founded in 1976 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, it strives to disentangle theology from the Western tradition and to conceive an independent, indigenous theology (Indigenization). In it are gathered the most renowned representatives of Latin American liberation theology and contextual theologies (Contextual theology) from Asia, Africa, and the ethnic minorities of North America (African, Native American, Hispanic).

Various strands of contextual lib…

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Kamphausen, Erhard, “Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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