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Communion in diversity? Exploring a practical theology of reconciliation among Cuban exciles.

Cortés, Ondina América
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) Dissertation. Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Theology.St. Thomas University. Miami Gardens, Florida.

This dissertation articulates a practical theology of reconciliation for, with, and by
Cuban Catholic exiles through the development of a faith-based structured process of
reconciliation—the Circles of Reconciliation—that addresses personal reconciliation as
the basis for social reconciliation. The Circles of Reconciliation draw on sources of the
Christian tradition in dialogue with the empirical sciences and Cuban culture. The
Circles provide the space to advance a praxis of reconciliation among Cuban exiles.
The reflection that emanates from this process is the basis for the concluding insights
on a theology and an ethics of reconciliation for this community. (author’s abstract)


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