The Politics of Jesús

The Politics of Jesús

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The Politics of JesAos is a powerful new search for Jesus from the margins. Highlighting the oppression inherent in the dominant image of Jesus, the book rejects Jesus for JesAosa€”a symbol of liberation that connects with Latino/as and other marginalized groups. This provocative book moves the study of JesAos into the global present.All too often, those in power define love as either paternalistic or as a€œtougha€ love, thus masking their self-interest, ... States by its social structures is to serve us as a guide in answering this question, then the answer is obviously no. ... Love must be mutual. ... The apostle Juan, while exiled on the island of Patmos, writes a letter to the Christians of this church, accusing them of being neither cold nor hot.

Title:The Politics of Jesús
Author:Miguel A. De La Torre, professor of Social Ethics and Latino/a Studies
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-06-10


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