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 [...]

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 [...]

On Being Latina and Some Thoughts About Contextualization

On Being Latina and Some Thoughts About Contextualization

Para la versión en español, oprima aquí. Although the landscape is gradually changing, women are still a minority in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) program. For this reason, and due to the underlying presupositions of many regarding "a woman's place," there is a certain reaction of surprise when mine and other women’s aspirations of pursuing [...]

La cuestión de ser mujer e hispana, y algunas palabras acerca de la contextualización

La cuestión de ser mujer e hispana, y algunas palabras acerca de la contextualización

Aunque el panorama va cambiando paulatinamente, las mujeres continúan siendo minoría en el programa de Maestría en Divinidad (MDiv). Debido a esto (y a otras ideas, presuposiciones, etcétera) hay cierta sorpresa cuando se conocen las aspiraciones a PhD en Teología de algunas como yo. Pero hay una pregunta que ha capturado todo mi interés y [...]