Mon 20 Oct 2014 @ 15:18
Thinking about ordained ministry? Check out our Exploring Vocation book list: http://t.co/geKr1UeFuq http://t.co/AW2MckvHZA
Author(s): Mario I. Aguilar
"* 'Mario Aguilar skilfully, elegantly, and clearly presents the life and thought of some of the major spiritual forces of our time as a starting point for his own compelling reflections on the relationship between contemplation and politics... We need more books like this one.' Professor Ivan Petrella, University of Miami"
Professor Mario I. Aguilar is Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, having served previously as Dean of the Faculty of Divinity. He and his family were imprisoned by the Pinochet regime in Chile when he was a minor, and he was imprisoned again in his twenties. His most recent books include a four-volume work A Social History of the Catholic Church in Chile (2004-2007), Current Issues on Theology and Religion in Latin America and Africa (2002) and an edited collection Anthropology and Biblical Studies (2004).