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In this stunningly clever e-book, Karen Armstrong, certainly one of Britain's most appropriate commentators on spiritual affairs, strains the historical past of ways women and men have perceived and skilled God, from the time of Abraham to the current. From classical philsophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the trendy age of skepticism, Karen Armstrong plays the close to miracle of distilling the highbrow background of monotheism into one beautifully readable quantity, destined to take its position as a vintage.

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See also Bishop Julio Cabrera Ovalle, El Quiché, “Desafíos de la pastoral indígena en Guatemala”; and Bishop Gerard Flores Reyes,“Una experiencia concreta: La Verapaz,” both in Misiones Extranjeras 116 (March–April 1990), 122–129 and 152–156, respectively, and Giulio Girardi, El derecho indígena a la autodeterminación política y religiosa (Quito: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 1997); and Giulio Girardi, Los excluídos: Constituirán la nueva historia: El movimiento indígena, negro y popular (Quito: Centro Cultural Afroecuatoriano, 1994).

So, the Salesians established Indian boarding schools to integrate the Shuar—but these were later criticized for their culturally destructive effects. The Salesians also started around fifty conventional and over two hundred radio schools. Father Juan Botasso, an Italian Salesian who had served among the Shuar, went on to found the Abya Yala Press, a bookstore, archives, and the Dom Bosco media center in Quito. Another Italian Salesian, Adriano Barale, founded an Amazonian aviation service for the order; it provides the Shuar Federation with air ambulance service, meat marketing from Shuar ranches, and over forty-seven thousand flights in the isolated region.

20. International Herald Tribune (May 22, 2001). 21. , Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, 1995. 22. See appraisals of contemporary liberation theology in Enrique Dussel, Teologia da 22 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. C leary and Ste i g e nga Libertaçâo: Um panorama de seu desenvolvimento (Petrópolis: Editora Vozes, 1999 [Spanish edition: Mexico, 1995]); and Leonardo Boff, José Ramos Regidor, and Clodovis Boff, A Teologia da Libertaçâo: Balanço e perspectivas (Sâo Paulo: Editora Atica, 1996).

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