José Míguez Bonino was born in Santa Fé, Argentina, in and began his theological studies twenty years later at the interdenominational. José Míguez Bonino (far right) at the WCC 9th Assembly in Porto for the life and work of renowned liberation theologian José Míguez Bonino. José Miguez‐Bonino. Rev. Dr. J. Miguez‐Bonino is President of Union Theological Seminary, Buenos Aires, Argentina. This article first appeared in Spanish in.

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The use which Miguez Bonino makes of the concept of the Kingdom of God to emphasize the eschatological significance of human historical action is also outlined. Only recently migkez protestant histories begun to address historical, ideological, and theological questions in relation to the Protestant church in Latin America. Although the struggle must be carried at every one of these aspects, I would suggest that churches and educational, cultural and even recreational institutions have their best possibilities in areas iii and iv.


Chapter The Struggle for Justice and Peace, by Jose Miguez Bonino – Religion Online

Request a Review Copy. We all know there is a primary socialization that develops in the first years basically in the home and a second socialization, which reaches a significant point in adolescence and youth and which takes place through church, neighborhood, school recreation as a struggle for identity and personhood. Shalom appears in the Bible innumerable times, mostly in reference to very specific conditions. Please read the terms and conditions of usage of each resource. There were no related products found for this item.

The theology of Karl Barth was also significant in the development of his thought. Sometimes the vision has taken the shape of a religious hope: It can only be perceived through the technical instruments today at our disposal. Inhe became a professor of dogmatic theology in Buenos Aires.


For many of us and for many of our churches to take this perspective means a conversion muguez a learning process. The only purpose of these notes is to stimulate a discussion which has already a significant history in ecumenical life but has to be re-entered again and again in the changing conditions and demands of our societies.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Besides, theologians and ethicists have to recognize that most of us do not naturally have the perspective of the poor. The task of re-socialization, particularly in relation to children and youth by offering concrete possibilities of association for specific goals neighborhood, recreation, environmental issues, etc.

The Marxist critique of idealism in traditional theology is accepted and serves as a starting point for a revised Christian interpretation of history. But we cannot simply accept the defeatist pessimism which has become so mesmerized by the apparent omnipotence of the technological knowledge and globalization of the system that gives up all hope of change.

José Míguez Bonino

He worked in church ministries in Boliviaand after obtaining his degree he was a pastor in Mendoza. In a general sense, one can speak of four areas of struggle: We can close this brief biblical recollection with three very simple reflections that can help us to make a future step in the consideration of our subject:. But we will have missed our salvation! Both in the Old and in the New Testament, they are the poor, the oppressed, the unprotected, the despised, in their dominant forms of the time: The crucial rediscovery of apocalyptic in contemporary European political theology is seen as an important step in the direction taken by Miguez Bonino as is the theological reflection on “thinking in two spheres” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

We will look in vain for universal laws or definitions of an ideal justice that can then be applied to concrete cases.


Social Theology Feminist Theology. Biblical Reflections on Shalom,p.

As they become aware of the irrationality of their situation, they can discover their possibilities and assume their historical role. Although this has not led such people to seriously work for the necessary changes, it is undermining the self-confidence that has been one of the main aspects of the neo-liberal ideology.

Chapter 13: The Struggle for Justice and Peace, by Jose Miguez Bonino

It has inspired hope, beckoning from the future, awakening a restlessness in relation to existing conditions and inspiring the quest for changes that jpse move in the direction of hope. Secondly, we have to look at ways in which Christians personally and Christian churches and organizations can most significantly enter the struggle. Love and loyalty met together, justice and peace have kissed each other Ps.

These attempts were to a large extent frustrated through the opposition of the powerful states and the — frequently induced or forced — resignation of the Third World countries. Of course, reflection had to be informed by understanding and here all the instruments of human social sciences had to be recognized. Old Testament General Works. In these rather general notes we have tried first to look at some of the basic points of departure for a Christian consideration of issues of justice and jpse.

Eerdmans Publishing Company, All rights reserved. He looks at religious developments from a sociological as well as from a theological perspective. Notable Theologians Abraham Kuyper. And they have to be constantly corrected, and made more precise and inclusive.