The Poor in the Ecclesiology of Juan Luis Segundo

The Poor in the Ecclesiology of Juan Luis Segundo

by Mary Kaye Nealen
     
 

Juan Luis Segundo, Uruguayan Jesuit (1925- ), is one of the contemporary theologians for whom poor and dehumanized people figure prominently in their work. This timely book explores the theological meaning of the poor in Segundo's writing and analyzes the role of the poor in his theology of the church. It develops and evaluates Segundo's argument that the church is

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Overview

Juan Luis Segundo, Uruguayan Jesuit (1925- ), is one of the contemporary theologians for whom poor and dehumanized people figure prominently in their work. This timely book explores the theological meaning of the poor in Segundo's writing and analyzes the role of the poor in his theology of the church. It develops and evaluates Segundo's argument that the church is meant to be a minority prophetic community at the service of the dehumanized persons of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820415956
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1992
Series:
American University Studies Series: Series 7: Theology and Religion, #113
Pages:
190

Meet the Author

The Author: Mary Kaye Nealen is an assistant professor of Religious Studies at the College of Great Falls in Great Falls, Montana. Her studies, which resulted in a Ph.D. in systematic theology from the Catholic University of America, included five months of research in South America. She received her B.A. from Seattle University and her M.A. from Aquinas Institute of Theology. Her professional presentations and published articles in collections address the subjects of church, Latin America, and providence.

Brief Biography

Also Known As:
Joseph Schuster
Date of Birth:
July 10, 1914
Date of Death:
July 30, 1992

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