Re: “Religion: Glenn Beck did do his homework” (letter, 9-7).
The writer states that “Beck and anyone familiar with liberation theology know that the dominant principle involved is Marxism.”
No. Its message is a sound embrace of the teachings of Jesus and the Old Testament prophets, briefly summed up as “God’s preferential option for the poor.” The architects were priests/theologians working among the poorest of the poor in South America and seeing their plight (and that of those of us who are well off) through biblical glasses.
I have read all of their major writings. I also had the high …