His forthright explication of these views in A Theology of Liberation brought him worldwide attention.
Almost overnight, these beliefs helped shape both a religious and a political agenda known as "liberation theology," which has spread throughout Latin America. Gustavo's book fulfills the promise that was implicit in his "A Theology of Liberation" which appeared in Spanish in and soon We Drink from Our Own Wells: The Spiritual Journey of a People. A significant event in the development of liberation theology is the publication of "We Drink from Our Own Wells: Gustavo's book fulfills the promise that was implicit in his "A Theology of Liberation" which appeared in Spanish in and soon became a charter for many Latin American theologians and pastoral workers.
In caring for and pastorally ministering to others in our communities, we are given a glimpse of a diverse and yet unique spiritual journey. In doing so we also find joy and fellowship with one another. Pope Francis speaks very eloquently to this also in encouraging us to recognize that discipleship is a journey together, and we need to reach out to one another as we engage in our call to discipleship and mission.
The freedom we seek-from loneliness, pain, and the unknowing as we journey from this life to life eternal with God, is there. As well as the joy of holding the hand of another along the way!
Of course it may very well challenge us to examine our own consumption habits and shake us from our comfort level in the underlying structures which support inequality and injustice. Yet, we cannot fall back on the assumption that the poor will always be with us, but instead tend to the poor in front of us.
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A close friend of mine, for instance, gathers food and needed household items for the homeless when make the transition into temporary housing. Homeless and families, many of which arrive at least an hour ahead of distribution, often leave expressing a renewed hope for the day ahead. God is so amazing- he constantly trumps in gift giving!
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