Liberation theology based on Marxist doctrines and cloaked in Christian vocabulary became a force in many third-world nations. Though it retreated somewhat after the fall of the Soviet Union, it remains the basic social template among radicals. Malachi Martin observed that “Liberation theology was a perfectly faithful exercise of Gramsci’s principles. . . . It stripped . . . any attachment to Christian transcendence. It locked both the individual and his culture in the close embrace of a goal that was totally immanent: the class struggle for socio-political liberation.” (Source)
Never heard of Antonio Gramsci, but we have all now experienced his poison, not the least of which has been our experience with Development & Peace.
It’s amazing how our spiritual leaders could be so blind to let the snake enter the garden, never mind keep slithering once it’s been exposed.
Read the whole article. It’s basically the playbook on the demise of the West and the Church.