Latin American Socio-Ecclesial Movements of Liberation: History and Continuity (1968-2018)

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Latin American Socio-Ecclesial Movements of Liberation: History and Continuity (1968-2018)

Inaugural Keynote Address by Dr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 7 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC 140

Renowned theologian and Dominican priest Gustavo Gutierrez offers the inaugural keynote address for the symposium on the Latin American socio-religious liberation movements of the Twentieth century.

Author of the groundbreaking classic A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, Salvation, Gutierrez was a principal actor behind the explossion of religious movements that tranformed the spirit and language of justice for the poor in Latin America beginning in the mid 1960s.

In his presentation, Gutiérrez revisits and highlights key events and agents, such as Christian students and youth, who propelled the grassroots movements responsible for shaping a local liberation consciousness within the Catholic Church in Latin America.

Dr. Gutierrez is currently an Endowed Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, and a member of the Peruvian Academy of Language. He is the recipient of numerous honors adn in 1993 was awarded France's Legion of Honor. He is currently working on a book exploring the historical background and continuing theological relevance of the preferential option for the poor.

This event will be presented in Spanish | Simultaneous translation to English available–

It is free and open to FIU students and to the public. For more information please call (305) 348-2186.

Co-sponsored by:

USCCB Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America, Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Steven J. and Dorthea Green Library Digital Collections, Department of History Graduate Student Association (DOHGSA), TAK for Religious Studies Student Association, Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Funded in part by the Council for Student Organizations - CSO.

Part of LACC’s US Department of Education Title VI-Funded Distinguished Speaker Series

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Movimientos socio-eclesiales latinoamericanos de la liberación: Historia y continuidad (1968 – 1918)

Conferencia inaugural de Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P.

13 de septiembre, 2017 | 7 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GC 140

Reconocido teólogo y sacerdote dominico Gustavo Gutiérrez ofrecerá la conferencia magistral de inauguración del simposio Movimientos socio-eclesiales latinoamericanos de la liberación: Historia y continuidad.

Autor de la innovadora y ya clásica obra Teología de la liberación. Perspectivas, Gutiérrez fue uno de los principales actores en la irrupción de movimientos religiosos que transformarían el espíritu y el lenguaje de la justicia para los pobres en América Latina a comienzos y a mediados de los años 1960s.

En su presentación, Gutiérrez retoma la memoria de eventos y agentes claves, como los colectivos juveniles y estudiantiles, impulsores de los movimientos de base que forjaron una conciencia liberadora dentro de la Iglesia Católica en América Latina.

El Dr. Gutiérrez es catedrático de teología de la Universidad de Notre Dame, y miembro de la Academia Peruana de la Lengua. Ha sido honrado con numerosos reconocimientos, como el de la Legión de Honor de Francia en 1993. Actualmente está trabajando en un libro que explora el trasfondo histórico y la relevancia teológica permanente de la opción preferencial por los pobres.

–Este evento se presentará en español, con la opción de traducción simultánea al inglés –

Gratuito y abierto a alumnos de FIU y al publico. Para obtener más información, puede llamar al (305) 348-2186.

Co-patrocinado por:

USCCB Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America, Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Steven J. and Dorthea Green Library Digital Collections, Department of History Graduate Student Association (DOHGSA), TAK for Religious Studies Student Association, Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series. Funded in part by the Council for Student Organizations - CSO. Parte del programa “Distinguished Speaker Series” de LACC, financiado por Title VI – Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos.

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