Theology en la Plaza
This series features four theologians writing from distinctly Latin@ perspectives on matters impacting church and society.
When it comes to competencies, pastoral preparation and theological education for ministry in Latin@ contexts, too often rich and complex worlds of meaning are overlooked or ignored, and important ways of being Latin@ are reduced to decorative accent pieces.
The immigrant crisis highlights the inhumane and cruel policies of the U.S. government. The way we respond morally will determine our future. The very soul of our country is at stake. As the border goes, so does the nation.
When news broke that 1,500 migrant children were missing, the response by people of faith was immediate, if somewhat ill-informed. It was an opportunity to remember the virtue of prudence.
Theology en la Plaza: The ID cards and passports we carry may provide access and affirm legal status, but they are not the "documentation" needed to identify us as citizens of the heavenly Jerusalem.