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Watch: Liberation Theology and the Myths of Capitalism, a lecture with Jung Mo Sung

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On November 30, 2017, renowned liberation theologian Jung Mo Sung delivered a lecture on the myths that sustain and empower the growth of capitalism and to consider alternative myths that can nourish alternative economies.

Jung Mo Sung is Professor of Religious Studies at the Graduate Program in Religious Studies at the Methodist University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Professor Sung is widely recognized as a pioneer liberation theologian working at the intersection of theology and economics. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Desire, Market and Religion (SCM Press, 2007) and Beyond the Spirit of Empire (SCM Press, 2009), co-authored with Néstor Míguez and Joerg Rieger.