By Jon Sobrino
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
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