This basic introduction describes both Protestant and Catholic traditions, including the fundamental principles underlying the ways Hispanics approach theology. Showing how their outlook has been shaped by historical and cultural movements including colonialism and Christian mission this book provides the ideal introduction to a vibrant and distinctive way of doing theology.
Miguel A. De La Torre, an associate professor of Christian ethics and director of the Justice and Peace Institute at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, CO is the author of a number of books, including the award-winning Reading the Bible from the Margins, Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins, Liberating Jonah, and Trails of Hope and Terror.
Rev. Dr. Edwin D. Aponte is a Research Professor of Latina/o and Latin American Christianity in the Center of World Christianity at New York Theological Seminary and has served as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Seminary at Lancaster Theological Seminary. He is a co-editor of Handbook of Latina/o Theologies (Chalice Press).