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Gustavo Gutiérrez reflects on the meaning of liberation theology and the preferential option for the poor. He explains that the preferential option comes from the goodness of God, who loves the poor because they are “closest to an unjust and early death.” The preferential option for the poor therefore demands that ethics influence economics.
Marianists, Marianist Award, liberation, theology, poverty
US. CATH BX 2347.8 P66 G88 1997
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Gutiérrez, Gustavo, "The Poor and Third Millennium" (1997). Marianist Award Lectures. 20.