By Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody
Elizondo's mestizaje and Gutiérrez's preferential alternative for the bad arose out of a theology of context, a theological technique that takes heavily the contextual conditions in their locale. by using 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 crew needs to include their very own distinct theological reflection.
"Simon Kim has in actual fact 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 aim 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 the most influential theologians of the 20th century, whereas Elizondo is the best US Latino theologian, whose effect additionally stretches to all continents all over the world. Fewer readers will observe first and foremost look that Kim has produced the main complete comparative research of those top theologians so far. given that many theologians and students from similar fields are likely to conflate the theologies of Latin americans and people folks Latinas and Latinos, this comparative research by myself makes Kim's ebook a precious contribution to modern theological scholarship.
"Simon Kim brings out the worth of the tactic Gutiérrez and Elizondo hired for doing theological mirrored image. He captures fantastically how his matters' lifestyles reports and pastoral management have deeply formed their theological insights and . . . how these insights have formed their pastoral imaginative and prescient and that of diverse 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 provide meetings, workshops, and retreats around the kingdom on Korean American pastoral ministry. lately, he has been engaged in generational outreach in the Korean American neighborhood, requiring him to offer rules and subject matters bilingually to be able to bridge the generations of Korean american citizens. Kim earned a PhD in theology from The Catholic collage of the USA 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