Working Group Bibliography: Latino/a Ethics

Aquino, María Pilar. “Theological Method in U.S. Latino/a Theology: Toward an Intercultural Theology for the Third Millennium” From the Heart of Our People: Latino/a Explorations in Catholic Systematic Theology, edited by Orlando Espín and Miguel Díaz. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999: 6-48.

Costas, Orlando. Christ Outside the Gates: Mission Beyond Christendom. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1982.

Dávila, María Teresa. “The Role of Latina/o Ethics in the Public Square: Upholding and Challenging ‘The Good’ in a Pluralistic Society.” Wading Through Many Voices: Toward Theology of Public Conversation, edited by Harold Recinos. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2011: 73-94.

De La Torre, Miguel A.. Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2004.

_____. Latina/o Social Ethics: Moving Beyond Eurocentric Moral Thinking. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010.

_____. Embracing Hopelessness. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2017.

Delgado, Teresa. “Freedom is Our Own: Towards a Puerto Rican Theology of Identity, Suffering and Hope.” Creating Ourselves: African Americans and Latinos/as, Popular Culture, and Religious Expression, edited by Benjamín Valentín and Anthony Pinn. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009: 138-172.

_____. “A Delicate Dance: Utilizing and Challenging the Sexual Doctrine of the Catholic Church in Support of LGBTIQ Persons.” More Than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church, vol. 1: Voices of Our Times, edited by Christine Firer Hinze and J. Patrick Hornbeck II. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014: 107-113.

_____. A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theology: Prophesy Freedom. Springer Nature: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Elizondo, Virgilio. Galilean Journey: The Mexican American Promise. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1983.

Flores, Nicole. “Latina/o Families: Solidarity and the Common Good “ Journal of the Society for Christian Ethics 33, no. 2, 2013: 57-72.

_____. “The Personal is Political: Toward a Vision of Justice in Latina Theology.” Feminist Catholic Theological Ethics: Conversations in the World Church, edited by Linda Hogan and Agbonkiname Orobator. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2014: 232-242.

García, Ismael. Dignidad: Ethics Through Hispanic Eyes. Abingdon Press, 1997.

Goizueta, Roberto. Caminemos Con Jesús: Toward a Hispanic/Latino Theology of Accompaniment. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999.

Henderson Espinosa, Robyn. “Gloria Anzaldúa’s El Mundo Zurdo:  Exploring a Relational Feminist Theology of Interconnectedness.” Journal for the Study of Religion (Southern Africa) Vol. 26, N.2, 2013: 107-118.

Isasi-Díaz, Ada María. Mujerista Theology: A Theology for the Twenty-First Century. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1996.

_____. En La Lucha: Elaborating a Mujerista Theology, 10th edition. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2004: 178.

Nanko-Fernandez, Carmen. “Justice Crosses the Border: The Preferential Option for the Poor in the United States.” A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice, edited by María Pilar Aquino, Daisy Machado, and Jeannette Rodríguez. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002: 177-203.

Rosario Rodríguez, Ruben. Racism and God Talk: A Latino/a Perspective. New York: New York University Press, 2008.

_____. Christian Martyrdom and Political Violence: A Comparative Theology With Judaism and Islam. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Villafañe, Eldín. The Liberating Spirit: Toward an Hispanic American Pentecostal Social Ethic. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1992.


Prepared for the SCE membership by M. T. Dávila at the request of President David Gushee, Fall, 2017.  To be reviewed in January, 2021.