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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In short, these conflicts were ‘culture wars’, in which the values and collective practices of modern life were at stake. Refresh and try again. Erica rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Jon Sobrino SJ born is a Jesuit Catholic priest and theologianknown mostly for his contributions to liberation theology. The following year, inhe was sent to El Salvador.

When we are open to that journey with him, we meet a Jesus that challenges our individualistic spiritual travels often fraught with a faux mysticism of self-fulfilment and the fights for social change that lack spiritual grounding and all too often in history end up as a new hierarchal system of domination with the disenfranchised getting the short end of the stick.

Jesus the Liberator

Hopefully the multiplicity of Jesus-as-liberator Scriptural citations throughout this book has scrubbed away that stain for a 21st-century readership. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. As he demonstrates, this vantage point reveals a different face of Christ, and consequently demands a different mode of discipleship Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It cuts through all the layers of ecclesiastical ruminations about Jesus and returns us to what we know of the person Jesus who was situated in history with a definitive message that was first and foremost delivered to the poor for the poor. Leonardo rated it it was amazing Sep 11, This is a “Christology from below,” focused on the human life and work of Jesus, as opposed to the pre-existent and cosmic Christ.

Buy the selected items together This item: At the root of what the Vatican saw as Sobrino’s error is his affirmation that “the ‘ Church of the poor ‘ is the ecclesial ‘setting’ of Christology and offers it its fundamental orientation.

The plight of the dispossessed of the earth is brought to Sobrino entitled “A Community of Blood: Return to Book Page. Because of the theological positions he took in his works, Sobrino was the subject of a theological notification ; a critique statement and an admonishment by the Vatican and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in March Other editions – View all Jesus the Liberator: David Bjorlin rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Jesus the Liberator Christ the Liberator Anthony rated it really liked it Nov 21, Witness the warm welcome being extended to the Peruvian Dominican theologian, year-old Gustavo Guttierrez, as a key speaker at a Vatican event this week.

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

Matthew Beach rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Lisa rated it really liked it Mar 28, Sobrino quite challenges the church to be one with the poor. Mackensie rated it liked it Oct 19, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.


Even in the time of Jesus, however, there was what Sobrino calls the Anti-Kingdom, “against which the Kingdom must be preached. The notification was premised on Benedict XVI’s teaching that “the first poverty among people is not to know Christ.

Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth by Jon Sobrino

llberator The Spirituality of Cultural Resistance. Matthew rated it really liked it Jul 03, The congregation emphasized in the notification that it was issued as part of its service “to the people of God, and particularly to the simple and poorest members of the Church.

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See also Stephen J. The most pertinent Jssus of Jesus of Nazareth for today’s world in crisis, a world historically dominated by the power brokers of internal to national boundaries, and the external international community that has in recent history operated under what became known in the s as the “Washington Consensus.

Father Jon Sobrino, a Jesuit theologian known for his work in liberation theology, was traveling abroad when the Salvadoran military broke into the rectory at the University of Central America and brutally murdered six of his fellow Jesuits in November Get to Know Us.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. So Sobrino’s bold contention that “the Kingdom of God is for the poor” p. Orbis, So it seems an apt time to revisit this book, one of the classic texts on any liberation theology reading list.