Epistemic Concerns in the Global South
Keywords:Latin America, spiritual solidarity, Christian education, Christian leadership, global South
In the midst of pandemic stress, basics such as rice and health are shaping daily tasks and plans for an unpredictable future. People feel called, in many ways, to spiritual solidarity. What might happen in MWI and its intercontinental role? In 2007, Aparecida´s emphasis has been on discipleship and mission. The focus today is to listen to each other’s suffering, and as God's people respond to wholistic human needs. Latinamerican traditions intertwine as we enjoy fiestas and also confront injustice. What are the epistemic concerns? Unfortunately, the spiritual is often limited to feeling good. Solidarity is seen as donations to others (without mutual care). Such simplistic attitudes require reexamination and discernment. How is life understood in southern regions?
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