- Inspired by the paradigmatic example of the Confessional German Churches which rose during the dreadful Nazi period, and by one of their most sublime expressions: the passion of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, I also stand over the gash which is the broken bridge of my village which carries an indigenous name- TAGUAYABON. And I stand here to DENOUNCE the causes which contaminate its water, which is scarcer by the day, and to ANNOUNCE rivers of live water, because Jesus came to bring good news to the poor. (Luke 4.18-19).
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…and the sea is now no more. Revelations 21:1 The response to the material nightmare that was buried in the spiritual collapse and in large measure the political and ideological collapse, was the mass escape at the risk of any … Continue reading
[Please see the Translator’s Note below for the context for Mario’s post.] I’ve been an avid reader of the writings of Frei Betto. Saving theological differences I admire his life and his books. I think there is correspondence between what … Continue reading
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