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Famous Quotes By Mev Puleo

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Jesus revealed a face of God that bothered society profoundly! (Carlos Mesters, p. 122) — Mev Puleo

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I think both Protestants and Catholics have killed the woman for the sake of the mother. (Rubem Alves, p. 201) — Mev Puleo

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The core of liberation theology is profoundly "theologal" - that is, rooted in the very nature of God. You see, there's an immediate relationship between God, oppression, liberation: God is in the poor who cry out. And God is the one who listens to the cry and liberates, so that the poor no longer need to cry out. ( Leonardo Boff, p. 166) — Mev Puleo

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Certainly, the wealth of the rich is a consequence of the poverty of the poor. (Lori Altmann, p. 85) — Mev Puleo

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The moment I absolutize my view of things, I can't be enriched by anything. (Carlos Mesters, p 119). — Mev Puleo

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The U.S. will never be a free and happy nation while they continue to exploit and marginalize the Third World. The Third World will never be happy or free so long as there is a First World stuck in the mire of consumerism, alienation, indifference. (Clodovis Boff, p. 161) — Mev Puleo

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I broke with the academic style because I decided that life is very short, very mysterious, and I didn't have the time to waste with academics. I would only say things in the most honesty manner. If people like it, fine. If not, I can't help that. Today I couldn't write academically even if I wanted to! (Rubem Alves, p. 188) — Mev Puleo

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First, people should open their eyes to see structural sin, which is the very existence of a First and Third World. As long as there's a First World, there won't be peace because there won't be justice or sharing. (Pedro Casaldaliga, p. 243) — Mev Puleo

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I believe that theology is facing the abyss.
I must face the abyss, the abyss of existence, the abyss of mystery. (Rubem Alves, p. 189) — Mev Puleo

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Theology alone doesn't convine anyone.
Only those words which are pregnant with action, theology that is born of suffering, of struggles, of the poor
this theology is a testimony. This theology leads to conversion. (Leonardo Boff, p. 169) — Mev Puleo

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Truly, I've learned more theology living in poor neighborhoods than in classrooms. At times I wonder if the questions of traditional theology have any meaning for the poor. And "the poor" here mean eighty percent of the population! (Ivone Gebara, p. 209) — Mev Puleo

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So we speak of a Black God, Mother God, Worker God.
This de-mystifies what's been passed on to us! In our process of organization and liberation of our people, it's important to meet a God who is more like us. (Silvia Regina de Lima Silva, p. 105) — Mev Puleo

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I think all the politicians in Brazil use God. They always present themselves as the defenders of God. This is because power searches for its legitimation starting from God, religious legitimation. (Carlos Mesers, p. 123) — Mev Puleo

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People say that God is a masculine adult who thinks. This is a machista view!
A child says, "God plays." God is in the child. (Leonardo Boff, p. 167) — Mev Puleo

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Nonviolence isn't sitting back with your arms folded.
It is first recognizing that the very person who is your oppressor is also your brother or sister. One day he or she may stop being your oppressor, but they'll never stop being your brother or sister. (Jose Maria Pires, p. 225) — Mev Puleo

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I don't tolerate politics that come from anger. I want a politics derived from beauty ... I don't admire politicians, but poets. (Rubem Alves, p. 189) — Mev Puleo

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The oppressor is truly repressed. Their poverty is existential, often surrounded by an abundance of material goods. (Leonardo Boff, p. 179) — Mev Puleo

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The church lives in a regime of ecclesial authoritarian security and the military elites live in a regime of national authoritarian security. These structures produce the same kind of authoritarian people, with a super defensive stance in their strategies and argumentation.
This is why they understand each other! (Leonardo Boff, p. 178) — Mev Puleo