By Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody
Elizondo's mestizaje and Gutiérrez's preferential choice for the bad arose out of a theology of context, a theological strategy that takes heavily the contextual conditions in their locale. through the use of the typical loci theologici of Scripture and culture together with context and their very own adventure, Elizondo and Gutiérrez illustrate via their theologies how each staff needs to embody their very own certain theological reflection.
"Simon Kim has essentially delineated his target of studying the significance of doing theology in context via a comparative research of the works of Gustavo Gutiérrez and Virgilio Elizondo. Then he masterfully achieves that objective via a cautious exposition of the contexts, contents, intersections, and divergences in their respective theologies. . . . Gutiérrez is the founding determine of liberation theology in Latin the US and arguably probably the most influential theologians of the 20th century, whereas Elizondo is the most effective US Latino theologian, whose effect additionally stretches to all continents around the world. Fewer readers will observe at the beginning look that Kim has produced the main accomplished comparative research of those best theologians up to now. because many theologians and students from similar fields are likely to conflate the theologies of Latin american citizens and people people Latinas and Latinos, this comparative research on my own makes Kim's booklet a necessary contribution to modern theological scholarship.
"Simon Kim brings out the price of the strategy Gutiérrez and Elizondo hired for doing theological mirrored image. He captures superbly how his matters' lifestyles reviews and pastoral management have deeply formed their theological insights and . . . how these insights have formed their pastoral imaginative and prescient and that of diverse others whom they've got inspired."
--From the Foreword via Daniel G. Groody, CSC, and Timothy Matovina
Simon Kim is a Korean American priest ordained for the Diocese of Orange, California. He has been invited to provide meetings, workshops, and retreats around the nation on Korean American pastoral ministry. lately, he has been engaged in generational outreach in the Korean American neighborhood, requiring him to provide rules and subject matters bilingually as a way to bridge the generations of Korean americans. Kim earned a PhD in theology from The Catholic collage of the USA in Washington, DC.
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An Immigration of Theology: Theology of Context as the Theological Method of Virgilio Elizondo and Gustavo Gutiérrez by Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody