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Segundo, Juan Luis (1925–1996)

  1. Alberto L. García

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc1238

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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García, A. L. 2011. Segundo, Juan Luis (1925–1996). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


The Jesuit priest and theologian Juan Luis Segundo is considered the most original and profound of the Latin American liberation theologians. He is also one of the few contemporary Catholic systematic theologians who has consistently searched for a scriptural foundation for his theology.


  • Segundo, Juan Luis (1925–1996);
  • Jesuit spirituality and tradition;
  • “the option for the poor” understanding the gospel