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Towards a Society That Serves Its People: The Intellectual Contribution of el Salvador's Murdered Jesuits
     

Towards a Society That Serves Its People: The Intellectual Contribution of el Salvador's Murdered Jesuits

by John Hassett (Editor)
 

This collection presents a representative sample of the writings of three of the six Jesuits who were slain in El Salvador on November 16, 1989. Although little known in the United States, these men were significant scholars who possessed an original conception of the university. They affirmed in difficult circumstances, the pursuit and teaching of truth as a

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This collection presents a representative sample of the writings of three of the six Jesuits who were slain in El Salvador on November 16, 1989. Although little known in the United States, these men were significant scholars who possessed an original conception of the university. They affirmed in difficult circumstances, the pursuit and teaching of truth as a collaborative, collegial process that transcends international boundaries.

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This volume makes available to an English-speaking audience for the first time, a representative sample of the works of three of the six Jesuits slain at the Universidad Centro Americana in El Salvador: Ignacio Ellacuria, Ignacio Martin-Baro and Segundo Montes. They had set themselves to exploring the idea of the university and to making it practical in the light of the theology and psychology of liberation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780878405237
Publisher:
Georgetown University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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