By Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody
Elizondo's mestizaje and Gutiérrez's preferential choice for the bad arose out of a theology of context, a theological approach that takes heavily the contextual conditions in their locale. through the use of the typical loci theologici of Scripture and culture along with context and their very own event, Elizondo and Gutiérrez illustrate via their theologies how each team needs to embody their very own distinct theological reflection.
"Simon Kim has truly delineated his objective of interpreting the significance of doing theology in context via a comparative research of the works of Gustavo Gutiérrez and Virgilio Elizondo. Then he masterfully achieves that objective via a cautious exposition of the contexts, contents, intersections, and divergences in their respective theologies. . . . Gutiérrez is the founding determine of liberation theology in Latin the US and arguably essentially the most influential theologians of the 20th century, whereas Elizondo is the prime US Latino theologian, whose impression additionally stretches to all continents world wide. Fewer readers will be aware at the start look that Kim has produced the main complete comparative research of those top theologians to this point. on account that many theologians and students from comparable fields are likely to conflate the theologies of Latin american citizens and people folks Latinas and Latinos, this comparative research by myself makes Kim's ebook a beneficial contribution to modern theological scholarship.
"Simon Kim brings out the price of the strategy Gutiérrez and Elizondo hired for doing theological mirrored image. He captures superbly how his topics' lifestyles stories and pastoral management have deeply formed their theological insights and . . . how these insights have formed their pastoral imaginative and prescient and that of various others whom they've got inspired."
--From the Foreword via Daniel G. Groody, CSC, and Timothy Matovina
Simon Kim is a Korean American priest ordained for the Diocese of Orange, California. He has been invited to offer meetings, workshops, and retreats around the nation on Korean American pastoral ministry. lately, he has been engaged in generational outreach in the Korean American neighborhood, requiring him to provide rules and issues bilingually so that it will bridge the generations of Korean american citizens. Kim earned a PhD in theology from The Catholic college of the United States in Washington, DC.
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An Immigration of Theology: Theology of Context as the Theological Method of Virgilio Elizondo and Gustavo Gutiérrez by Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody