22 J. L. & Religion 527 (2006-2007)
This article describes the origin and sources of the author's jurisprudential doctrine, and his adoption of liberation theology as a way of reconciling Sociological Jurisprudence with the philosophy of history. It argues that the pursuit of justice is eschatologically validated even though its historical fruition is problematical. It goes on to discuss the working out in legal practice of the liberationists' call for a preferential option for the poor.
Robert E. Rodes,
On Professors and Poor People - A Jurisprudential Memoir,
22 J. L. & Religion 527 (2006-2007).
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