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In Search of Christ in Latin America: From Colonial Image to Liberating Savior

Paperback|May 2019
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:Noted theologian Samuel Escobar offers a magisterial survey and study of Christology in Latin America. Starting with the first Spanish influence and moving through popular religiosity and liberationist themes in Catholic and Protestant thought of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, ...


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:Noted theologian Samuel Escobar offers a magisterial survey and study of Christology in Latin America. Starting with the first Spanish influence and moving through popular religiosity and liberationist themes in Catholic and Protestant thought of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, In Search of Christ in Latin America culminates in an important description of the work of the Latin American Theological Fraternity (FTL). Escobar chronologically traces the journey of Latin American Christology and describes the milestones along the way toward a rich understanding of the spiritual reality and powerful message of Jesus. IVP Academic is pleased to release this important work, originally published in Spanish as En busca de Cristo en América Latina, for the first time in English. Offers theological, historical, and cultural analysis of Latin American understandings of Christ Discusses the sixteenth-century Spanish Christ, popular religiosity, and developed theological reflection Covers the full spectrum of theological traditions in Latin America Examines the figure of Jesus Christ in the context of Latin American culture of the twentieth century Places liberation theology within its social and revolutionary context
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 528246
  • Product Code 9780830851867
  • ISBN 0830851860
  • EAN 9780830851867
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category Christology
  • Publisher Ivp Academic
  • Publication Date May 2019
  • Sales Rank 62692
  • Dimensions 226 x 152 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.535kg

Samuel Escobar

Samuel Escobar, a native of Peru and a leading Latin American theologian, was one of the key participants in the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1974. He currently serves as professor of missiology at Palmer Theological Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and as theological consultant for the Board of International Ministries in Valencia, Spain. He is also president of the United Bible Societies and past president of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. His books include The New Global Mission, Changing tides: Latin America and Christian mission today. and editor/contributor Dictionary of Mission Theology.

  • :foreword By C. René Padilla
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. From The Poor Christ To Christ Of The Poor
  • 2. The Iberian Christ Who Crossed The Oceans
  • 3. That Other Christ Of The Indians
  • 4. Christ In Early Protestant Preaching
  • 5. The Beginnings Of An Evangelical Latin American Christology
  • 6. Christ In Ecumenical Protestant Thought
  • 7. Christology In Times Of Revolution
  • 8. A Christological Renewal In Catholicism
  • 9. Jesus Christ And The Revolutionaries
  • 10. The Kingdom Of God
  • 11. Latin America Enters The Theological Scene
  • 12. Christ In Latin American Culture Once Again
  • 13. Jesus Christ's New Time For Reflection And Dialogue
  • 14. Jesus And The Lifestyle And Mission Of The Kingdom
  • 15. With Jesus In Global Mission
  • Appendix: Present Directions Of Evangelical Theological Reflection
  • Name Index
  • Scripture Index