5 Local Organizations to Support in Puerto Rico & How to Do It

5 Local Organizations to Support in Puerto Rico & How to Do It

It feels like everywhere we look, there is pain and disaster. With the rapidly changing news cycles, the plethora of videos and photos filling our timelines, and indignation that sometimes has nowhere to go, we can start crumbling from the inside. I am not pretentious with my writing. (At least, I like to think that). [...]

7 recursos en español acerca del feminismo y la fe cristiana por teólogas caribeñas y latinoamericanas

7 recursos en español acerca del feminismo y la fe cristiana por teólogas caribeñas y latinoamericanas

La reflexión teológica latinoamericana y caribeña es y ha sido históricamente relevante. En palabra y hecho ha respondido activamente a las crisis políticas, socio-económicas, y ecológicas. Sin embargo, esos recursos y discusiones no siempre llegan a nuestras comunidades de fe locales. Aquí le brindamos 7 recursos acerca de feminismo y fe desde las voces y los ojos de teólogas latinoamericanas y caribeñas.

Invite These Afro-Latinas/os, Not Me

Invite These Afro-Latinas/os, Not Me

During the past few years, conversations about the embodied reality of Afro-Latinidad have become more frequent on social media and blogs. But Afro-Latinidad is not a new thing, not in Latin America and not in the United States. As Miriam Jiménez Román and Juan Flores write, “The Afro-Latin@ presence in the United States predates not [...]

To the Latin American Girl Entering Seminary: A Letter, a Poem, a Prayer

To the Latin American Girl Entering Seminary: A Letter, a Poem, a Prayer

To the Latin American girl entering seminaryWith her “broken” English  To you whose skin wasn’t meant for this coldness That of the winter, and that of the people  A ella, who receives stares because her outfit is “too much” or “too little”  To you, mi niña, who only see yourself represented in the loving faces [...]

30 Years of Remembering the Martyrs of El Salvador

30 Years of Remembering the Martyrs of El Salvador

This preface was to have been written by Ignacio Ellacuría and myself. But, as we know, Ignacio Ellacuría is no longer among us. On November 16, 1989, he was murdered, along with five of his fellow Jesuits -Juan Ramón Moreno, Amando López, Segundo Montes, Ignacio Martín-Baró, Joaquín López y López -their cook, Julia Elba, and [...]

#BookRecommendationTuesday: Angels & Demons, a Bible Commentary for and from Latin America, and Unsettling Truths

#BookRecommendationTuesday: Angels & Demons, a Bible Commentary for and from Latin America, and Unsettling Truths

Against the Darkness: The Doctrine of Angels, Satan, and Demons, by Graham A. Cole If you ask me, "Who is in your top 3 of theology writers?", Graham A. Cole is a name you will hear. One of my biggest frustrations with many contemporary theologians is the dryness and coldness of their writing. Often, when [...]

Book Recommendation Tuesday Meets WOC in Theology Wednesday: Ahmi Lee

Book Recommendation Tuesday Meets WOC in Theology Wednesday: Ahmi Lee

Dr. Ahmi Lee's book Preaching God's Grand Drama: A Biblical-Theological Approach came out yesterday! So, her book is our #BookRecommendationTuesday pick and she herself is our #WOCinTheology Crush Wednesday. Dr. Ahmi Lee describes herself as a “third culture kid.” She was born in South Korea, raised in Japan, and educated in an American international school. This [...]

A Prayer of Lament

A Prayer of Lament

Our Father Father of the four-thousand-six-hundred-forty-five Puerto Ricans who died in the aftermath of hurricane Maria; Father of the over seven thousand Mexican women who have been assassinated in México since 2012 in cases of gender-based violence; Father of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Botham Jean whose lives were taken down by the keepers [...]