Download Archbishop Romero: Memories and Reflections by Jon Sobrino PDF

By Jon Sobrino

Revised to incorporate new essays in addition to reflections at the contemporary beatification of Oscar Romero.

Jon Sobrino, a Jesuit theologian from San Salvador, labored heavily with Archbishop Romero and has spent a lot of the prior thirty-five years considering the fact that his assassination reflecting at the that means of his remarkable existence and witness. In a relocating own memoir, Sobrino describes how Romero (by popularity a timid, conservative prelate) emerged because the outspoken champion of the bad and discomfort humans of El Salvador. He then areas Romero within the context of the broader church: as believer, as archbishop, as Salvadoran, as prophet, as martyr, as thought for theology. Exploring every one of those identities in flip, Sobrino sums up his reflections with the realization: “Archbishop Romero used to be a gospel . . . a section of excellent information from God to the bad of the world

Show description

Read or Download Archbishop Romero: Memories and Reflections PDF

Best catholicism books

English Catholics and the Supernatural, 1553–1829 (Catholic Christendom, 1300–1700)

Even with an upsurge in curiosity within the social background of the Catholic neighborhood and an ever-growing physique of literature on early sleek 'superstition' and well known faith, the English Catholic community's reaction to the invisible international of the preternatural and supernatural has remained mostly overlooked.

Sacra Pagina: Philippians and Philemon

Even supposing quite short, Philippians is among the best and loved of Paul's undisputed epistles. In Philippians and Philemon, Bonnie Thurston makes a powerful case that canonical Philippians is as Paul wrote it, one letter. even though there's not sufficient particular proof to "name names," she indicates a few attainable audiences.

The Roots of Pope Francis's Social and Political Thought: From Argentina to the Vatican

Within the Roots of Pope Francis’s Social and Political proposal Thomas R. Rourke lines the improvement of Pope Francis’s considering from his time as a Jesuit provincial via at the present time. Meticulously researched, the ebook attracts on a long time of formerly untranslated writings from Father Jorge Bergoglio, SJ, who went directly to turn into Archbishop and Cardinal, in addition to fresh writings as Pope.

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Catholicism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, and Traditions

The mysteries in the back of the world's such a lot enigmatic faith—revealed! what's catechism? Why do Catholics flip to the saints for concept? what's purgatory? one zero one issues every body should still find out about Catholicism crystallizes those and different key parts of this influential, enduring religion. even if you are keen on the symbolic meanings of Mass or intrigued through the deeper importance of the seven Sacraments, this booklet solutions your whole questions.

Extra info for Archbishop Romero: Memories and Reflections

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 25 votes