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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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Throughout Christ the Liberator Sobrino writes from the reality of faith, as set in motion by the event of Jesus Christ, and job the situation of the victims — the “Crucified People” of history — particularly the poor of El Salvador, with whom he works.

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

Refresh and try again. Account Options Sign in. 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 ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


Building and expanding on his previous works, Jon Sobrino develops a Christology that shows how to meet the mystery of God, all God “Father” and call this Jesus “the Christ”. Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Sobrino’s main works are Jesus the Liberator and its sequel, Christ the Liberator A View from the Victims.

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

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.

Sobrino’s starting point is the suffering poor of El Salvador. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. No Salvation Outside the Poor: Please try again later. Books by Jon Sobrino. So it seems an apt time to revisit this book, one of the classic texts on any liberation theology reading list.

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Selected pages Table of Contents. Explore the Home Gift Guide. No trivia or quizzes yet. Don’t have a Kindle? According to the Notification, Sobrino’s erroneous propositions concerned: The most pertinent Christology 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.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Seung-Jong Baek rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Add both to Cart Add both to List. Add both to Cart Add both to List. The Spirituality of Cultural Resistance. Jon Sobrino’s Challenge to Christian Theology. 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.

Orbis Books March 1, Language: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jesuus he demonstrates, this vantage point reveals a different face of Christ, and consequently demands a different mode of discipleship Amber rated it really liked it Jun 23, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Principle of Mercy: Sobrino convincingly shows how Jesus’ focus was never on himself but on the Sobirno of God and on God-who-is-Father.

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