Collection Description

Latin American Ethics Collection

This collection has a focus on Latin American Ethics and Theology; it is a thematic effort that has been pursued by South America Regional Programme team since 2011, before even the creation of the Regional Office, thanks to a small hub of committed librarians, theologians and experts in applied ethics, who have been doing the enormous work of cataloguing manually over 34'000 documents for this collection.
This collection is structured by Ethics and Theology Subjects, keywords and 4550+ doctoral theses all in Spanish and Portuguese have been added. This collection makes known the theological research of Latin America from the different continents of the earth, it facilitates networking and research on Latin American Ethics and Theology; it aims to stimulate global collaborative research on selected fields; (see Spanish classification).

Classification Tree: Overview

            Subjects in Ethics and Theology
            Keywords in Ethics and Theology
            Theses and Dissertations in Ethics and Theology



Classification Tree: Details

           Subjects in Ethics     

            1 Global Ethics

            2 Methods of ethics
                     21 General and historical
                     22 Theological ethics
                     23 Philosophical ethics
                     24 Ethics of science

            3 Political Ethics
                     31 Ethics of political systems
                     32 Legal/rights ethics
                     33 Peace ethics
                     34 Governance and ethics
                     35 Development ethics

            4 Economic ethics
                     41 Business ethics
                     42 Ethics of economic systems
                     43 Labour/professional ethics
                     44 Technologies and Ethics
                     45 Trade ethics
                     46 Consumer ethics

             5 Cultural ethics
                      51 Media/communication

                      52 Cultural/inter-cultural

                      53 Sports ethics
                      54 Secularisation and ethics

             6 Religious ethics
                      61 Comparative religions

                      62 Inter-religious dialogue
                            and ethics  

                      63 Spirituality and ethics

             7 Bio ethics
    71 Bioethics
                      72 Sexual ethics
                      73 Medical ethics
                      74 Health ethics

             8 Community ethics
                      81 Lifestyle ethics
                      82 Family ethics
                      83 Gender ethics
                      84 Education and ethics
                            (incl. videos)

                      85 Ethnicity and ethics
                      86 Minority ethics

             9 Environmental ethics
                       91 Resources ethics
                       92 Biodiversity ethics
                       93 Animal ethics
                       94 Ethics of global commons

            Keywords in Ethics

1.   Conscience
2.   Duty
3.   Integrity
4.   Transparence
5.   Happiness
6.   Justice
7.   Freedom
8.   Person
9.   Practical Reason
10. Moral Sense
11. Value
12. Virtue
13. Latin American Bioethics
14. Informed Consent
15. Research ethics
16. Social Responsibility
17. Vulnerability
18. Utilidad
19. Value Chain
20. Quality of life
21. Social Entrepreneur
22. University Social Responsibility
23. Philanthropy
24. Social impact
25. Codes of ethics

Theses and Dissertations

All Theses and Dissertations

Subjects in Theology

1 Ecumenism
         11 Ecumenical Movement

2 Intercultural and contextual theologies
         21 Missiology
         22 Intercultural theologies
         23 Postcolonial theologies
         24 Gender and theology
         25 Feminist theologies
         26 Liberation theologies
         27 Indigenous theologies
         28 Latin Am. theologies

3 Christian denominations
         31 Roman Catholic
         32 Anglican
         33 Lutheran
         34 Methodist
         35 Reformed, Presbyterian, Congregational
         36 Baptist, Adventist
         37 Pentecostal, Charismatic
         38 Evangelical

4 Comparative religion and interreligious dialogue
         41 Christian-Jewish
         42 Christian-Muslim
         43 Sources, sacred texts
         44 Religious pluralism
         45 Theology of religions
         46 Sociology of religion
         47 History of religion
         48 Philosophy of religion
         49 Founders, leaders of religions

5 History of Christian missions

6 Biblical Theology
         61 Biblical hermeneutics, Interpretation
               of the Bible

         62 Biblical Theologies
         63 Intercultural Studies

7 Dogmatics
         71 Creator and Creation
         72 Jesus Christ
         73 The human being
         74 Salvation/liberation
         75 Public, political theology

8 Practical theology and theological education
         81 Teaching of theology, ecumenism, religions
         82 Liturgy, spiritual formation
         83 Ministerial and pastoral training
         84 Theological courses
         85 Theological schools, associations

Keywords in Theology 

1.   Councils and Global Meetings on Theology
2.   Latin American Theological Trends
3.   CELAM Documents
4.   CLAI Documents
5.   Spirituality
6.   North and South American Hermeneutics
7.   Churches, Mission and Evangelism
      (Kairos, ISAL, Koinonía)

8.   Colonialism, Colonial Times
9.   Independence (ethics and theology) 
10. Health as a Common Good
11. Environment, Right to Land, Justice and Freedom
12. Migration and Social Inclusion
13. Childhood, Youth and Old Age in the Church

14. Social Accountability
15. Theology of the African Descendant People
16. Theology of native people
17. Decolonial Theology
18. Theology and Latin American Church
19. Theology in Aztec Texts
20. Theology in Incan Texts
21. Theology in Mayan Texts
22. Theology in Sioux Texts
23. Feminist Theology
24. Guarani Theology      
25. Hispanic Theology
26. Postcolonial Theology
27. Queer Theology
28. Theology and Economy
29. Leonardo Boff


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