Promised Land, a Perilous Journey Theological Perspectives on Migration

ISBN-10: 0268029733

ISBN-13: 9780268029739

Edition: 2007

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This text focuses on the theological dimension of migration, beginning with the humanity of the immigrant, a child of God and a bearer of his image. It states that one characteristic of globalisation is the movement not only of goods and ideas, but also of people.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 2/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Father Daniel G. Groody has ministered to Mexican immigrants since working with the Mexican community in South Bend, Indiana as a young priest. He is now Associate Director of the Institute of Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Foreword: A Witness to Hope: Migration and Human Solidarity
Foundations of a Theology of Migration
Faith for the Journey: Religion as a Resource for Migrants
"Beloved Aliens and Exiles": New Testament Perspectives on Migration
Migration in the Patristic Era: History and Theology
God in the Desert: Searching for the Divine in the Midst of Death
Poverty, Migration, and the Option for the Poor
Mission, Ministry, and Migration
Mission among Migrants, Mission of Migrants: Mission of the Church
Migrants and the Ministry of Reconciliation
For the Love of Migrants: The Scalabrinian Tradition
The Ninety-Nine Sheep and the Mission of the Church: The Pastoral Care of Hispanic Immigrants
The Story of Humane Borders
The Politics of Sovereign Rights, Cultural Rights, and Human Rights
Migration and Human Dignity: From Policies of Exclusion to Policies Based on Human Rights
The Natural Rights of Migrants and Newcomers: A Challenge to U.S. Law and Policy
Hermeneutics and Politics of Strangers: A Philosophical Contribution on the Challenge of Convivencia in Multicultural Societies
The Gender of Risk: Sexual Violence against Undocumented Women
Constructive Theologies of Immigration
A Theology of Migration: Toward an Intercultural Methodology
Cuantos Mas? The Crucified Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Fruit of the Vine and Work of Human Hands: Immigration and the Eucharist
General Index
Index of Scripture References
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