School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor O. Ernesto Valiente taps into his experiences in his native El Salvador for his new book, Liberation through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino’s Christological Spirituality (Fordham University Press, 2015). Valiente builds on Jon Sobrino’s thought to construct a Christian spirituality and theology of reconciliation that overcomes conflict by attending to the demands of truth, justice and forgiveness. Listen to a fall 2015 presentation by Valiente on “A Liberating Spirituality for a Suffering World.”
Assistant Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello SJ, will discuss his new book, The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War, on Feb. 9 at noon in McGuinn 334. The book discussion is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and International Justice. An RSVP is requested. In his book, Fr. Morello looks at the kidnapping of American Fr. James Week and five seminarians in Argentina as a case study into the relationship between Catholicism and state terrorism during Argentina’s Dirty War. Read more about the book in the 9/8/15 BC Bookmarks.