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Rev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OPRev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP

John Cardinal O'Hara Professor of Theology
(PhD, Université Catholique de Lyon, 1985)
331 Malloy Hall

Geographic focus: Latin America

Thematic interests: Human dignity and life; oppression in Latin America and the Third World.

Current research: The historical background and continuing theological relevance of the preferential option for the poor.

Selected publications:

  • A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, Salvation

  • We Drink From Our Own Wells: The Spiritual Journey of A People

  • On Job: God-Talk and the Suffering of the Innocent

  • The Truth Shall Make You Free; The God of Life

  • and Las Casas: In Search of the Poor of Jesus Christ

  • His essays have appeared in Theological Studies, La Revista Latinoamericana de Teología, and Páginas.

  • He has also published in and been a member of the board of directors of the international journal, Concilium


Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez delivers the 2013 annual Human Dignity Lecture: “Poverty and Human Dignity




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