Dom Helder Camara Essential Writings

ISBN-10: 1570758239

ISBN-13: 9781570758232

Edition: 2009

Authors: Francis McDonagh

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Dom Helder Camara (1909-1999) was one of the great prophets of the Catholic Church in the 20th century. These selections from his many books highlight his distinctive blend of spirituality and social vision. They point towards the renewal of the church, the transformation of social order, and the healing of a wounded planet.
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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 5/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction: Dom Helder in Context
A Church of Service and Poverty
Dom Helder Introduces Himself to the People of Olinda and Recife
Opening People's Eyes
The Idea of a Bishops Conference
The "Church of the Poor" at Vatican II
The Courage to Reform
We Cannot Accept a Museum-Church
The Role of the Papacy
True Evangelization
Clergy and Laity
Base Communities and the Laity
Listening to the People
A Crisis of Authority?
Liberation Theology
The Voice of the Voiceless World
From Paternalism to Liberation
The Church and Development
Development Is Not Liberation
But There Will Always Be a Need for Charity
Moral Pressure for Liberation
The Limitations of Violence
Capitalism and Socialism
From Development to Liberation
"I Discovered Minorities"
The Roots of Radicalism
The Challenge
A Marvelous Discovery
We Bless You, Father
Marginalization: A Universal Phenomenon
Put Your Ear to the Ground
Beyond Charity
God's Voice Today
Come, Lord
Lord, Try Us
Setting Out on the Road
If You Disagree with Me
You Are Hemmed In
You Want to Be
Become an Expert
Abrahamic Minorities, Unite!
Have You Noticed Who Bury Their Talents?
Hope without Risk
The Violence of the Truth
Join Together
Anonymous Heroism
Its Own Function
Do Not Forget
Are Institutions Hopeless?
So You Think that
The Harmonist
To Artists
The Judgment
To Atheist Humanists
In Te Speravi Semper
The Prayer of the Family of Abraham
Do Not Fear the Truth
To the End
Walking With God
Dom Helder's Religion
Christ's Agony
The Holy Spirit
Guardian Angels
The Gospel Is Still Going On (see Luke 2:4-7)
Living Our Prayer
Problems for Faith
No Monopoly of the Holy Spirit
The Unity of Creation
Everyone Has a Vocation
Conversion Every Day
Growing in Humility
Sin and Self-righteousness
Christ in the Eucharist and Christ in the Poor
The Bread of Heaven and Daily Bread
Prayer and Action
Lazarus and Liberation (see Luke 16:19-31)
Resurrection of the Body
The Unity of Creation
King's Son
God Knew without a Shadow of Doubt
We Are in God's Thoughts through All Eternity
We Are the Interpreters of Creation and Singers of God's Praise
God's Dazzling Answer
Earth, Sister Earth
Brother Fire
Water, My Sister Water
Brother Birds
Brother Air
Trees, Sister Trees
Mass for the Century
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