The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US

The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US

This sermon was preached at the Hispanic Sumemr Program in San Antonio, TX, 2019 The Disastrous Situation of Immigrants in US Matthew 24: 1-14   You see all these buildings, do you not? Truly I tell you, not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down… Beware that no one leads you astray… And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you are not alarmed… all this is but the beginning of the birth pangs. ‘Then they will hand you over to be tortured and will put you to death. Many will…

Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology

Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology

Decoloniality, Theory and Methodology Conference: (From) Coloniality and Religious Practices: Liberating Hope 04-08 April, 2019 – São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil – International Association of Practical Theology Cláudio Carvalhaes A band begins playing the music of Gilberto Gil: Um Sonho Throughout the lecture this video is on screen: you can see the performance below, the lecture starts at 0:32 minutes. Introduction I want to express my gratitude to those of you who are here. I would like to thank all of the people of the International Association of Practical Theology, especially to Prof. Dr. Júlio Cézar Adam and Prof. Dr. Valburga…

Teologia Litúrgica da Libertação

Teologia Litúrgica da Libertação

TEOLOGIA LITÚRGICA DA LIBERTAÇÃO The Liturgical Theology of Liberation Cláudio Carvalhaes Resumo: Neste artigo o autor desenvolve um pensamento litúrgico-teológico que envolve conteúdo e   formas metodológicas visando propor a criação de uma teologia litúrgica da libertação. A teologia da libertação latino-americana forjou um vasto campo de conhecimento teológico, mas nunca esteve plenamente interessada no campo da liturgia. Para preencher esse vazio, o autor propõe pensar a teologia da libertação a partir de uma práxis litúrgica, ou seja, como a vida toda dos pobres, se vivida toda na prática litúrgica pode se tornar o primeiro passo da teologia, fazendo assim…

Reflections on Turning 50 / Reflexões ao chegar aos 50 anos

Reflections on Turning 50 / Reflexões ao chegar aos 50 anos

Reflections on Turning 50 – English   I really don’t know what turning 50 means. Here’s part of my journey, so far. I am getting older. Having more pains. Getting closer to death. Starting to learn that death doesn’t exist. Sensing clearly the loss of my bodily youth. Becoming more and less aware of things. Loving my body way more. I have gone through the worst of my own shit. Lots of therapy and counting. Getting a clear sense of life. Learning the fundamental aspect of perspective! Realizing that what we do is so much related to our ways of…