Today we discussed the idea around church involvement in political and social struggles. We watched the documentary about El Salvador and Oscar Romero. The picture is meant to represent how religion (church) and state had often cooperated in the function of society. However, as Romero began to challenge the impacts of the political struggle in his country, he came to challenge the violent abuse of the population. This image represents the vulnerability of the poor throughout historical class struggles and opens the conversation for the role of the church in the shifting constructs of power within society. enjoy.

Oscar Romero documentary

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