Although not rejecting all aspects of the above models, Gutierrez considers them insufficient, having dichotomized the activity of the faith community. He instead suggests that “the building of a just society…the process of liberation is…a salvific work.”
An interview with Christopher Oringa, Director of NOTE (Northern Operations for Transformational Education), a chapter of Solidarity Uganda. Oringa enlights us on the 100,000 acre land dispute in Amuru District. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/4502489″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]
These relationships and dimensions of liberation are all spiritual insofar as “to know God is to do justice,” a prominent understanding of the Hebrew prophets and Jesus of Nazareth.
Created by Phil Wilmot (mistakes are mine), but derived from Gustavo Gutierrez’s work on Liberation Theology
What if development, as we knew it, was inherently bad? I have not written on this blog for quite awhile, because I was reading. It was the first book I have read since college, and it was a dense, long-winded one: Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez’s “A Theology of Liberation.” Gutierrez’s basic argument is that truly Christian […]