In Search of Christ in Latin America

From Colonial Image to Liberating Savior

by Samuel Escobar (Author)C. Rene Padilla (Foreword by)
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IVP Academic is pleased to release this important work, originally published in Spanish asEn busca de Cristo en Am rica Latina, for the first time in English.

  • Offers theological, historical, and cultural analysis of Latin American understandings of Christ
  • Discusses the sixteenth-century Spanish Christ, popular religiosity, and developed theological reflection
  • Covers the full spectrum of theological traditions in Latin America
  • Examines the figure of Jesus Christ in the context of Latin American culture of the twentieth century
  • Places liberation theology within its social and revolutionary context


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