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Liberation Through ReconciliationJon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality$
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O. Ernest Valiente

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780823268528

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.001.0001

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Liberation and Reconciliation

Liberation and Reconciliation

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(p.9) 1 Liberation and Reconciliation
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Liberation Through Reconciliation
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O. Ernesto Valiente

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0002

The first chapter examines reconciliation from a Christian perspective in order to establish the necessary theoretical framework for a topic that is studied from the intersection of various academic disciplines. This analysis identifies the central theological questions and arguments in the field of reconciliation, as well as the main assumptions that ground them. The chapter goes on to offer an initial approach to reconciliation from a distinct liberationist perspective. It explores the relationship between reconciliation and liberation, addresses the main criticisms leveled against liberation theology, and describes how this theological perspective can be used to structure a reconciling Christian praxis that meets the demands of truth, justice, and forgiveness.

Keywords:   forgiveness, Hebrew Scriptures, justice, New Testament, praxis, preferential option for the poor, reconciliation, restorative justice, truth

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