Witnesses to the Kingdom: The Martyrs of El Salvador and the by Jon Sobrino PDF

By Jon Sobrino

ISBN-10: 1570754683

ISBN-13: 9781570754685

A prophetic theologian invokes the reminiscence and the problem of the martyrs of El Salvador.For Jon Sobrino, a Jesuit theologian of El Salvador, it's most unlikely to write down approximately Christian religion with out acknowledging the witness of martyrs, their reward and problem to the church. For twenty-five years, his paintings has been formed by way of the truth of martyrdom--the loss of life of Archbishop Romero, the 4 North American churchwomen, and the bloodbath of his personal Jesuit group. however the demise of those specific witnesses represents a much broader variety of terrible and trustworthy: the ""crucified peoples"" who hold Christs pass all through history.These essays at the position and that means of martyrdom comprise a few of Sobrinos strongest writing, together with poignant own stories of Romero and of his Jesuit brothers, and reflections on their legacy for the church.

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