Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Father of Liberation Theology Has Position at Notre Dame

According to the Liberation Theology Online Resource and Bookstore, the father of Communist Liberation Theology has a position at Notre Dame:

Gustavo GutiƩrrez Merino, O.P. (born 8 June 1928 in Lima) is a Peruvian theologian and Dominican priest regarded as one of the principal founders of liberation theology in Latin America.

He holds the John Cardinal O’Hara Professorship of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He has been professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and a visiting professor at many major universities in North America and Europe.

He is a member of the Peruvian Academy of Language, and in 1993 he was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government for his tireless work. He has also published in and been a member of the board of directors of the international journal, Concilium.

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