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Jesus in the Hispanic Community

Harold RecinosHugo Magallanes

Jesus in the Hispanic Community

Harold RecinosHugo Magallanes

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While the insights of Latino /a theologians from Central and South America have gained attention among professional theologians, until now the role of U.S. Latino /a theology in the formation of North American theological identity has been largely unacknowledged. ^Exploring both constructive theology and popular religion, these exciting and contemporary essays from top U.S. Latino /a scholars reveal the varieties of religious experience in the United States and the importance of Latino /a understandings of Christ to both academy and community.

- Publisher This first-of-its-kind collection reveals U.S. Latino/a theological scholarship as a vital terrain of study in the search for better understanding of the varieties of religious experience in the United States. While the insights of Latino/a theologians from Central and South America have gained attention among professional theologians, until now the role of U.S. Latino/a theology in the formation of North American theological identity has been largely unacknowledged. Nonetheless, the four-centuries old Latino/a presence in the United States has been forming a rich, creative, and distinctively North American Latino/a Christology. Exploring both constructive theology and popular religion, this collection of essays from top U.S. Latino/a scholars reveals the varieties of religious experience in the United States and the importance of Latino/a understandings of Christ to both academy and community.

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About "Jesus in the Hispanic Community"

While the insights of Latino /a theologians from Central and South America have gained attention among professional theologians, until now the role of U.S. Latino /a theology in the formation of North American theological identity has been largely unacknowledged. ^Exploring both constructive theology and popular religion, these exciting and contemporary essays from top U.S. Latino /a scholars reveal the varieties of religious experience in the United States and the importance of Latino /a understandings of Christ to both academy and community.
- Publisher

This first-of-its-kind collection reveals U.S. Latino/a theological scholarship as a vital terrain of study in the search for better understanding of the varieties of religious experience in the United States. While the insights of Latino/a theologians from Central and South America have gained attention among professional theologians, until now the role of U.S. Latino/a theology in the formation of North American theological identity has been largely unacknowledged. Nonetheless, the four-centuries old Latino/a presence in the United States has been forming a rich, creative, and distinctively North American Latino/a Christology. Exploring both constructive theology and popular religion, this collection of essays from top U.S. Latino/a scholars reveals the varieties of religious experience in the United States and the importance of Latino/a understandings of Christ to both academy and community.
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Meet the Authors

Harold Recinos

Harold J. Recinos is Professor of Church and Society at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of a number of books including "Hear the Cry! A Latino Pastor Challenges the Church".

Hugo Magallanes

Associate Professor of Christianity and Cultures, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University

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  • Catalogue Code 302887
  • Product Code 9780664234287
  • ISBN 0664234283
  • EAN 9780664234287
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category Christology
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2010
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.377kg

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