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Jesus the Liberator centers around three questions: the methodology of Latin Jon Sobrino, S.J., is a Spanish-born Jesuit theologian who has lived in El. This work is a presentation of the truth of Jesus Christ from the viewpoint of liberation – from Jesus’s options for By: Jon Sobrino Media of Jesus the Liberator. Jesus the Liberator, by Jon Sobrino is a compelling look at the status of the poor in Latin America but actually of all the poor of the world. The plight of the.

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This work, considered his magnum opus, may be also thought of as the modus operandi of the Christian church in the world today.

Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth

The Violence of Love. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Unlike the academic endeavors regarding the historical Jesus that leave us either disconnected from Jesus by limiting him to a finite context in history, or, reduce him to symbol of our personal wishes – thus creating him in our image, the Jesus we meet through Sobrino is a spiritual challenge that, like the proclamation of the Kingdom of God – the central message of Jesus’ teaching and life actions, we are faced with a kyros of decision.

He compels us to journey with him to the core of the biblical message reminding us that theology, like all reflection, is contextual.


Yet it has recently become increasingly clear that the Europe of the mid- and later nineteenth century should be seen as a common politico-cultural space. And, apart from its theological dimensions, that non-nuanced understanding of Marxism ineluctably was tied into any suggestion that political, social, or economic inequality is not part of God’s plan for the right ordering of the universe. Account Options Sign in. It is also so clearly written and clearly translated that it is suitable for the general reader.

Becky rated it really liked it May 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. He later studied engineering at St. I heartily recommend it as a book which makes a powerful case for justice and “Kingdom work” within the context of a fuller understanding of Christ.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Wikiquote has quotations related to: To commemorate the 25th anniversary of what many today consider a mass martyrdom, Loyola University Chicago last year hosted an address by Fr.

Jesus the Liberator

The congregation emphasized in the notification that it was issued as part of kesus service “to the people of God, and particularly to the simple and poorest members of the Church. Jon Sobrino who has lived and worked in El Salvador since Sobrino convincingly shows how Jesus’ focus was never on himself but on the Kingdom of God and on God-who-is-Father. Views Read Edit View history. At its peak, this conflict touched virtually every sphere of social life: Jesus the Liberator, by Jon Sobrino is a compelling look at the status of the poor in Latin America but actually lliberator all the poor of the world.


This book can change the way you think about Jesus and the Christian sobriino. Seung-Jong Baek rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Aug 05, Daryl Grigsby is currently reading it.

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ligerator As of this writing, Pope Francis seems to be orchestrating what some call the “rehabilitation” of liberation theology.

According to the Notification, Sobrino’s erroneous propositions concerned: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Great liberation theology book. Back Jesus the Liberator: Mackensie rated it liked it Oct 19, In discussing the death of Jesus, Sobrino makes appropriate connections to the idea of “the crucified God,” with reference to Moltmann’s treatment of sobrinno same idea, and then to “the crucified people,” i.