By Maria Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, Jeanette Rodrguez
"To my wisdom, this anthology is the 1st try to supply a accomplished account of the rising box of Latina feminist theology, and a few of the contributions illustrate how variegated this box supplies to be." --Elisabeth Sch?ssler Fiorenza, Krister Stendahl Professor of Scripture and Interpretation, Harvard Divinity tuition talking for the growing to be group of Latina feminist theologians, the editors of this quantity write, "With the emergence and development of the feminist theologies of liberation, we not look ahead to others to outline or validate our event of lifestyles and religion. . . . we wish to exhibit in our personal phrases our plural methods of experiencing God and our plural methods of residing our religion. And those methods have a liberative tone." With twelve unique essays by way of rising and verified Latina feminist theologians, this first-of-its-kind quantity provides the views, realities, struggles, and spiritualities of U.S. Latinas to the bigger feminist theological discourse. The editors have accumulated writings from either Roman Catholics and Protestants and from numerous Latino/a groups. The writers handle a wide range of theological issues: renowned faith, denominational presence and allure, technique, lived event, research of nationhood, and interpretations of lifestyles lived on a border that isn't merely geographic but in addition racial, gendered, linguistic, and non secular.
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Isasi-Díaz and Segovia, 261–288. 57. , 261. 58. , 262. 59. Peter Casarella, “The Painted Word,” Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 6, no. 2 (November 1998): 18– 41. 60. The theological aesthetics of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, in conversation with the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar, is the intended focus of my dissertation. 61. Aquino, “Collective ‘Dis-Covery,’” 241–242. 62. , 247. 63. María Pilar Aquino, Our Cry for Life: Feminist Theology from Latin America. 64. Roberto S. S. Hispanic Theological Anthropology,” Listening 27, no.
Tomás Ivan Rodriguez was fifteen. Fifteen years was all that he was allowed to live in this world before he was shot down like a dog and buried without a marker! I am all alone. I cannot have his father make things right . . He must have a headstone to show that he was part of this world. Dios mío . . God in Heaven has to help me reach that man who shot my boy! After a confrontation with Rudi, who makes it known that he was cleared of all charges by the court, Mrs. Rodríguez continues: You shot my boy .
247. 63. María Pilar Aquino, Our Cry for Life: Feminist Theology from Latin America. 64. Roberto S. S. Hispanic Theological Anthropology,” Listening 27, no. 1 (winter 1992): 55– 69. 65. Ada María Isasi-Díaz, “Elements of a Mujerista Anthropology,” in her Mujerista Theology: A Theology for the Twenty-First Century, 128–147. 66. Sor Juana’s contribution, however, is not solely in Latino/a theology, but also in a larger theological arena. In the spirit of the twentieth-century ressourcement movement in Roman Catholic theology, which calls us to return to original sources to inform our contemporary understandings, Sor Juana scholarship offers a vital resource for historical theology.
A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice by Maria Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, Jeanette Rodrguez