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Benedict XVI and the Theology of Intolerance (in progress).

Catholicism in Social and Historical Contexts.  Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books, to be released in April 2010, 288 pages.

Liberation Theology: A Reader.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1992 (an edited text produced in conjunction with three other author-editors).  Sixth edition, 1998.

From the Heart of the People: The Theology of Gustavo Gutiérrez.  New York: Meyer-Stone/Crossroad/Continuum, 1988.


“Legion and the Believing Community: Discipleship in an Imperial Age,” in The Church as Counterculture, Michael L. Budde and Robert W. Brimlow, eds, Albany: Suny Press, 2000, pp. 153-170.

“Catholicism in the Social Order of a New Era” in Dwelling in the House of the Lord: Catholic Laity and Spiritual Tradition, David L. Fleming, S.J., ed., Review for Religious, St. Louis, 2000, pp. pp .94-104.

“Uncanny Grace: Christian Communities and the Survival of Hope” in Small Christian Communities: Imagining Future Church.  Robert S. Pelton, CSC, editor.  South Bend, Indiana: Notre Dame University Press, 1997, pp. 43-57.

“Christs in the Night: The Missiological Challenge of Andean Catholicism” in Missiology: An International Review, Vol. 25, No.1, January 1997, 51-60.

“Searching for Easter in Peru: Class, Culture and Evangelization” in Cross Currents: A Journal of the Association for Religion and Intellectual Life, Vol. 46, No. 2, 231-243, 1996.

“Liberating Mission: David Bosch and Latin American Christianity” in Mission in Bold Humility: David Bosch’s Work Considered, Willem Saayman and Klippies Kritzinger, editors, Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1996, pp. 59-72.

“Catholicism in the Social Order of a New Era” in Review for Religious, September-October 1995, vol. 54, no. 5, 685-695.

“Liberating Catholicism: Living the Incarnation in a Post-Modern World” in The Month: A Review of Christian Thought and World Affairs , August 1995, vol. ccvli, no. 1532, 298-304.

“The Church in Peru” in The New Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 19, December 1995.

“Liberation from Violence: The Contemporary Catholic Challenge” in The Grail: An Ecumenical Journal, September 1995, vol. 11, issue 3, 73-90.

"The Deconstruction of Peru: Social Chaos as Ecclesial Kairos," in Missiology vol. xxii, no. 2, 177-186, (April 1994).

"Medellín, Profit, Puebla, Recession, Tariffs, Transnational Corporations," entries in The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, ( March 1994).

“Trascender creativamente el pasado” in Noticias Aliadas October 21, 1993, pages 2-3.

"Humpty Dumpty and All the King's Men: Putting Latin American Catholicism Together Again" in Latin American Press October 21,1993, pages 2-3.

"Third World, Spirituality of," in The New Catholic Dictionary of Spirituality, Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, 1993.

“Liberation Theology: Context and Method” in Liberation Theology: An Introductory Reader.  Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1993 (second edition), pages 1-12.

"Peru in Crisis" in Maryknoll Magazine, January 1992, pp. 17-28.

"Discovering Europe's New Missioners" in Maryknoll Magazine, March 1991, pp. 22-25.

"Liberating Spirit: Latin American Theology and Graced Belief" in Sisters Today, May 1990.

"Peru and the Mystery of Liberation: The Nexus and Logic of Gustavo Gutiérrez's Theol­ogy" in Essays in Honor of Gustavo Gutiérrez.  Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1989.

"Perú y el misterio de la liberación.  El nexo y la lógica de la teología de Gustavo Gutiérrez" in Teología y liberación - perspectivas y desafios: Ensayos en torno a la obra de Gustavo Gutiérrez.  Lima, C.E.P., 1989.

"Enterprising Spirit as Saving Grace" in The World & I, June 1989.

"Towards a Contextual Interpretation of Papal Teaching: Reflections from a Peruvian Perspective" in Social Compass 36 (3), Spring 1989, pp. 285-294.

"Gutiérrez and Marx: Similarities and Differences" in International Christian Digest (February 1989), p. 29.

"Basic Christian Communities: Their Social Role and Missiological Promise," in Mission and Mysticism: Evangelization and the Experience of God, Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll School of Theology, 1987.

"Spokesman for the People" in Maryknoll Magazine (July 1988), 19-22.

"Basic Christian Communities and Critical Social Analysis: Making the Connections" in Missiology 15 (April 1987), 17-30.

"Of Gods and Potatoes" in New Internationalist No. 155, January 1986, p. 13.

"Christianity and the Aymara - A Case Study" in Mission in Dialogue: The Sedos Research Seminar on the Future of Mission, March 8-19, 1981, Rome, Italy.  Joseph R. Lang and Mary Motte, eds.  Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1982, pp. 500-515.

"La diosa bondadosa: la fiesta de la Asunción en Chucuito", Boletín Ocasional, serie 2, no. 3, 27-59, (1980).

"Visión Cultural" Boletín Ocasional, serie 2, no. 1, 11-21, (1978).

"Carnaval Aymara: comentario" Boletín Ocasional 18, 13-17, February 1975)

"El mundo simbólico aymara", Allpanchis VII, 67-94, (1978).

 "Semana santa y pascua en la cultura aymara: comentario" Boletín Ocasional no. 19, 9-13.(March 1975).

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