Response Number Thirteen

Response Number Thirteen - Sydney Schubert Dr Helmer...

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Sydney Schubert Dr. Helmer Theology 111-05 15 April 2013 Response Number Thirteen In chapter five of Where is God?, by Jon Sobrino, he focuses more on the positive outcomes of the earthquake, rather than the negatives. He begins discussing about what is called “primordial saintliness.” When he mentions “primordial saintliness,” he means “that life is holy [saintly], and defending it is holy ; it is fascinating to see life struggling to survive, and fascinating to see people devoting to strengthening it” (Sobrino 71). He says that he also refers to “primordial saintliness” as “human nature.” In the beginning of the chapter he says that although there is strong suffering that comes from the earthquake, goodness also comes of it. He says he analyzes it in three steps: “First, by analyzing the meaning of “primordial saintliness.” Second, by showing how this primordial saintliness can become a “principle of solidarity among
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  • Spring '14
  • Carlson
  • Theology, Meaning of life, Saint, Jon Sobrino, Martyr

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