Berryman, Phillip E.

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BERRYMAN, Phillip E.

BERRYMAN, Phillip E. American, b. 1938. Genres: Area studies, Theology/Religion. Career: St. Philip Church, Pasadena, CA, administrator and counselor, 1963-65; Parroquia de Fatima, Chorrillo, Panama City, Panama, pastoral worker, 1965-73; Opportunities Industrialization Center, San Jose, CA, counselor, 1973-76; American Friends Service Committee, Guatemala, Central American program director, 1976-81, consultant, translator, and writer, 1981-; writer, 1981-. Has taught at Villanova University, 1987; Rosemont College, 1989; Stockton State College, 1990; and Temple University, 1993-95. Also has given lectures on tour in over forty states. Publications: What's Wrong in Central America and What To Do about It, 1983; The Religious Roots of Rebellion: Christians in Central American Revolutions, 1984; Inside Central America: The Essential Facts Past and Present on El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and Costa Rica, 1985; Liberation Theology: The Essential Facts about the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond, 1987, also published as Liberation Theology: The Essential Facts about the Revolutionary Religious Movement in Latin America and Beyond, 1987; Our Unfinished Business: The Bishops' Letters on Peace and the Economy, 1989; Stubborn Hope: Religion, Politics, and Revolution in Central America, 1994; Religion in the Megacity: Catholic and Protestant Portraits from Latin America, 1996. TRANSLATOR: J. Sobrion, Juan Hernandez Pico, Theology of Christian Solidarity, 1985; T. Cabestrero (ed), Revolutionaries for the Gospel: Testimonies of Fifteen Christians in the Nicaraguan Government, 1986; F. Hinkelammert, The Ideological Weapons of Death: A Theological Critique of Capitalism, 1986; P. Casaldaliga, Prophets in Combat: The Nicaraguan Journal of Bishop Pedro Casaldaliga, 1987; P. Richard, Death of Christendoms, Birth of the Church, 1987; C. Boff, Feet-on-the-Ground Theology, 1987; E.F. Mignone, Witness to the Truth: The Complicity of Church and Dictatorship in Argentina, 1987; National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Justicia Economica para Todos: Carta Pastoral Sobre la Ensenanza Social Catolica y la Economia de los E.U. A., 1987; R.G. Treto, The Church and Socialism in Cuba, 1988; E. Cleary (ed), Path from Puebla: Significant Documents of the Latin American Bishops Since 1979, 1989; I. Gebara and M.C.L. Bingemer, Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the Poor, 1990; N. Jaen, Toward a Spirituality of Liberation, 1991; J. Hasset and H. Lacey (ed), Towards a Society that Serves Its People: The Intellectual Contribution of El Salvador's Murdered Jesuits, 1991; J.L. Segundo, The Liberation of Dogma: Faith, Revelation, and Dogmatic Teaching Authority, 1992; L. Boff, The Path to Hope: Fragments from a Theologian's Journey, 1993; Report of the Chilean National Commission on Truth and Reconciliation, 2 vols., 1993; Fourth General Conference of Latin American Bishops, Santo Domingo Conclusions, 1993. Contributor to periodicals in the U.S. Chile, Uruguay, Panama, and Guatemala. Contributor of columns to newspapers. Author of booklets and reports for the American Friends Service Committee and the Institute for Food and Development Policy. Address: 3818 Hamilton St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, U.S.A.

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