So… In Latin America they do not care about orthodoxy, right?

So… In Latin America they do not care about orthodoxy, right?

...a fellow seminary student asked, as he walked towards me at the library. Although the question sounded harsh, I could tell he was coming from a place of ignorance and genuinely wanted to know. I could not blame him. Many theological institutions claim to equip and prepare people to serve the global church, frequently pointing to the diversity of their [...]

Del amor a la iglesia y vídeos en Facebook

Del amor a la iglesia y vídeos en Facebook

Tengo más de diez borradores de escritos que he comenzado y he dejado a mitad por diferentes razones, que van desde el tan famoso bloqueo de escritor hasta una convicción de que no es el momento adecuado para traer a colación el tema. Sin embargo, hay temas que te alcanzan de alguna manera y es tu [...]

Teólogos, Mártires, Madre e Hija: 16 de Noviembre de 1989 en El Salvador

Teólogos, Mártires, Madre e Hija: 16 de Noviembre de 1989 en El Salvador

Este prefacio se supone que fuera escrito por Ignacio Ellacuría y mi persona. Pero, como sabemos, Ignacio Ellacuría ya no está entre nosotros. El 16 de noviembre de 1989, fue asesinado, junto a cinco compañeros jesuitas -Juan Ramón Moreno, Amando López, Segundo Montes, Ignacio Martín-Baró, Joaquín López y López- su cocinera, Julia Elba, y la [...]

Theologians, Martyrs, Mother and Daughter: November 16, 1989 in El Salvador

Theologians, Martyrs, Mother and Daughter: November 16, 1989 in 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 [...]

To the leaders and ministers attending the 2015 EFCA Conference for Latino/Hispanic Pastors

To the leaders and ministers attending the 2015 EFCA Conference for Latino/Hispanic Pastors

Today I had the privilege of sharing my story with the leaders and ministers that attended the EFCA Conference for Latino/Hispanic Pastors. The conference was held in Spanish, but I have decided to translate my speech and share it with you. You will notice that I incorporated some thoughts from older blog posts, including my [...]

Dios, el Extraño que nos Encuentra

  Porque nos has hecho para ti y nuestro corazón está inquieto hasta que descanse en ti. -San Agustín Mi corazón ha estado inquieto desde que tengo memoria. Fui "criada en la iglesia" y siempre he tenido la sensación de que realmente no conozco quién es Dios. Desde pequeña tuve miedo de que él fuera un tirano sentado en su majestuoso trono esperando a que yo [...]

On Being Latina and Some Thoughts About Contextualization

Although the landscape is gradually changing, women are still a minority in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) program. For this reason, and due to other ideas, presuppositions, etc., there is a certain reaction of surprise when my and other women’s aspirations to pursue a Ph.D. in theology are known. However, there is a question that [...]