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No Salvation Outside the Poor: Prophetic-Utopian Essays
     

No Salvation Outside the Poor: Prophetic-Utopian Essays

by Jon Sobrino
 

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ISBN-10: 1570757526

ISBN-13: 9781570757525

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Orbis Books


About the Author:
Jon Sobrino, a Spanish-born Jesuit theologian, has spent the past 50 years in El Salvador

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About the Author:
Jon Sobrino, a Spanish-born Jesuit theologian, has spent the past 50 years in El Salvador

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570757525
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
147
Sales rank:
1,327,306
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents


Prologue     ix
The Crucified People and the Civilization of Poverty: Ignacio Ellacuria's "Taking Hold of Reality"     1
Taking Hold of Reality     2
"The Crucified People"     3
The Civilization of Poverty     9
Depth and Urgency of the Option for the Poor     19
The Depth of the Option: Facing the Unfathomable Mystery of the Poor     20
Saving the Poor     25
Extra Pauperes Nulla Salus: A Short Utopian-Prophetic Essay     35
The Need to Reverse the Course of History     35
A World That Is Gravely Ill     37
The Poor and Salvation     48
Extra Pauperes Nulla Salus     69
The Mystery of the Poor     72
The Centrality of the Kingdom of God Announced by Jesus: Reflections before Aparecida     77
The Centrality of the Kingdom of God     77
Utopia     80
The Centrality of the Poor in Christianity     88
The Following of Jesus     90
A Final Word     97
The Resurrection of One Crucified: Hope and a Way of Living     99
Death and Victims     99
A Drama in Two Acts     101
The Hope of the Victims     102
The Hope of Nonvictims     103
Living in Accordance with Jesus' Resurrection     105
Helping Jesus' Legacy to Bear Fruit in the Churches: Ellacuria on Archbishop Romero     109
The People     110
God     116
Following     121
Grace     126
Notes     129
Index     143

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