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Bearing the weight of salvation
Michael Edward Lee

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Bearing the weight of salvation
the soteriology of Ignacio Ellacuria
Michael E. Lee ; foreword by Gustavo Gutierrez.

Published 2008 by Crossroad Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Liberation theology : a soteriological debate
Liberation theology as soteriology
Preferential option for the poor
The centrality of praxis
The Vatican's caution : reducing the kingdom
The International Theological Commission
Joseph Ratzinger and the congregation for the doctrine of the faith (CDF)
The development of a liberation theologian
Early formation : from the Basque Country to El Salvador
Immersion in El Salvador
Negotiating a peace
Ellacuría enters the debate : a preliminary defense of liberation theology
Salvation and the church of the poor
A theological-pastoral response
A way forward for liberation theology
Principle and foundation of Ellacuría's soteriology
The human person-reality animal
Sentient intelligence : humanity immersed in reality
Apprehending and engaging reality
God transcendent "in" history
The theologal dimension of reality
Participating in the Trinitarian life of God
The historical reality of sin and evil needing salvation
Reality and grace in history
Sin : personal and social disfiguring of God's presence in history
Locus Salvificus : Jesus crucified and the crucified people
The historical Jesus of the Gospels
The sociopolitical dimension of Jesus' messianic ministry
Why did Jesus die vs. why was Jesus killed?
The crucified people as principle of salvation
The poor as theological locus
Bearing the weight of the sin of the world
Suffering servants : Jesus and the crucified people
The reign of God
Characteristics of the reign
Utopia and prophetic activity
Ecclesial praxis as real discipleship
Praxis in Ellacuría's philosophy
Praxis within the dynamisms of historical reality
Theoretical moment of praxis
Ecclesial praxis
Church as sign or sacrament of salvation
Following Jesus and carrying forward his mission
Personal spirituality
Spirituality as making the spirit present in history
In action for justice
Romero as exemplar of Christian discipleship
Transforming realities and contesting orthodoxies
The challenge of radical orthodoxy
Trapped in secular reason
The refusal to cease suffering
Eucharistic performance
Seeds for a radical response
Escaping the non-secular trap
Forgiveness and justice
The church's practice
Conclusion: A martyr's theological legacy.

Edition Notes

"A Herder & Herder book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
BT755 .L44 2008

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p. cm.

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