By Simon C. Kim,Timothy Matovina,Daniel G. Goody
Elizondo's mestizaje and Gutiérrez's preferential alternative for the terrible arose out of a theology of context, a theological process that takes heavily the contextual situations in their locale. through the use of the typical loci theologici of Scripture and culture along side context and their very own adventure, Elizondo and Gutiérrez illustrate via their theologies how each workforce needs to embody their very own certain theological reflection.
"Simon Kim has in actual fact delineated his aim of analyzing 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 target 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 USA and arguably essentially the most influential theologians of the 20th century, whereas Elizondo is the most effective US Latino theologian, whose impact additionally stretches to all continents world wide. Fewer readers will notice at the beginning look that Kim has produced the main entire comparative research of those major theologians so far. seeing that many theologians and students from comparable fields are inclined to conflate the theologies of Latin american citizens and people people Latinas and Latinos, this comparative research by myself makes Kim's e-book a necessary contribution to modern theological scholarship.
"Simon Kim brings out the worth of the tactic Gutiérrez and Elizondo hired for doing theological mirrored image. He captures superbly how his topics' lifestyles stories 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 by way of 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 offer meetings, workshops, and retreats around the state on Korean American pastoral ministry. lately, he has been engaged in generational outreach in the Korean American group, requiring him to provide rules and issues bilingually with a view to bridge the generations of Korean americans. Kim earned a PhD in theology from The Catholic collage of the US 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