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Oscar Romero : Reflections on His Life and Writings

Oscar Romero : Reflections on His Life and Writings

Marie Dennis
9781570753091
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1/01/2000


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On the twentieth anniversary of his death, this volume celebrates the life, spirit and legacy of Oscar Romero, the martyred archbishop of San Salvador.


"It is an extraordinary privilege to read this account of Oscar Romero because it reveals his deep inner spirit. To know him in this way becomes a call to find the face of God in the poor as he did and to live the way of gospel love, whatever the cost. Romero is truely a 'spiritual master' of this century." --Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton


"The word of Monsenor Romero is, like the truth and because it is true, 'always old and always new,' as St. Augustine said. Today as much as yesterday, that word keeps casting light on the reality of our world, unmasking lies, demanding justice and conversion. With martyrs like this there is hope for humanity. It is that, so beautifully, that this book shows us." --Jon Sobrino, S.J.


Marie Dennis is coordinator of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns in Washington,D.C. and author of A Retreat with Oscar Romero and Dorothy Day. Renny Golden is professor of sociology, criminal justice and social work at Northeastern Illinois University. Her books include The Hour of the Poor, The Hour of Women. Scott Wright is the co-coordinator of the Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA) and author of Promised Land.


 


 






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