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Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

O. Ernest Valiente

Abstract

In the last one hundred years alone, more that 200 million people have been killed as a consequence of systematic repression, political revolutions, and ethnic or religious war. The aftermath in places such as Rwanda, Central America, and South Africa have shown that achieving a lasting and just reconciliation is a difficult and delicate task. This book argues that there is an inherent correspondence between God’s gift of reconciliation through Christ and the pursuit of social and political reconciliation among human beings. It contends that liberation theology in general and Jon Sobrino’s wor ... More

Keywords: Christian, discipleship, forgiveness, justice, liberation theology, praxis, reconciliation, Jon Sobrino, spirituality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780823268528
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

O. Ernest Valiente, author
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

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