Ellacuría openly and emphatically emphasized the subversive dimension of the Christian faith. He claimed that Latin America is searching for “revolutionary change rather than reformist change” and that Christianity exhibits a “subversive dynamism,” which, though running the risk of Marxist co-option, can propel revolution against “the demands of capital.”
Posts in The Jesuits
As the Society of Jesus celebrates the 500th anniversary of the battle that started St. Ignatius of Loyola’s conversion, Patrick Hyland, SJ argues that we miss so much if we stop at the cannonball.
In his first article for the Jesuit Post, Myles Kelley, SJ shares some of the challenges he faced in a summer at the Kino Border Initiative. In the midst of overwhelming problems, he was forced to ask “how do I respond when I feel completely helpless?”
We make decisions every day, big and small. Discernment is about bringing God into the process. Reynaldo Belfort Pierrilus, SJ, introduces Ignatian Discernment, the next topic in our Jesuit 101 series.
Have you ever used your imagination to pray? Does that sound strange? Imaginative prayer is a core component of Ignatian Spirituality. As part of our Jesuit 101 series, read how one Jesuit entered a gospel passage in which Jesus heals a woman. You might be surprised how awesome this form of prayer can be!
Who was St. Ignatius of Loyola? People have many different versions of this saint. Jim Kennedy, SJ, describes his podcast, Discovering Ignatius, with the ultimate goal of distinguishing icon from caricature.
Now ordained, am I looking for my voice, or God’s?
Patrick Hyland, SJ reviews a new book from Bill Cain, SJ imagining the most personal writings of Jesus.
Philip Nahlik, SJ shows us how he drew his way into friendship with Jesus
In his second installment, Steve Molvarec, SJ grapples with ontological change over pizza and beer