What does the Bible say about the immigrant, the refugee, the asylum seeker, the stranger? Can we find some degree of compassion and respect for immigrants in the Bible that is often denied in recent times? Robert Lassalle-Klein, Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy @ Holy Names University in Oakland, CA, speaks with the LMC about seeking guidance from the Bible during unprecedented times of racism & xenophobia.
Thirty-eight years after his assassination, Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is being canonized for sainthood. The LMC speaks with Michael E Lee about the significance of this event for El Salvador and Liberation Theology. Michael E Lee is an associate professor of Theology and Latin American studies at Fordham University. He is also the author of “Revolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Oscar Romero.”
On the eve of the 28th anniversary of the murder of Jesuit priests by US-trained, Salvadoran-backed military forces; the LMC speaks with Robert Lassalle-Klein about the significance of this event as it relates to Liberation Theology. Robert Lassalle-Klein is the author of “Blood & Ink: Ignacio Ellacuria, Jon Sobrino, and the Jesuit Martyrs of the University of Central America.”