#68670 Overall Influence

Virgilio Elizondo

American theologian


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Virgilio P. Elizondo was a Mexican-American Roman Catholic priest and community activist, who was also a leading scholar of Liberation and Hispanic theology. He was widely regarded as "the father of U.S. Latino religious thought." Elizondo was the founder of the Pastoral Institute at the University of the Incarnate Word. He was also a co-founder of the Mexican-American Cultural Center, a think tank for scholars and religious leaders to develop pastoral ministry and theology from a Hispanic perspective. He was well known for his book, Galilean Journey: The Mexican-American Promise, which examined the similarities between Jesus' Galilean background and the mestizo experience.

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University of Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame

Catholic university located in South Bend, Indiana, United States

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Institut Catholique de Paris
Institut Catholique de Paris

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St. Mary's University, Texas
St. Mary's University, Texas

University in San Antonio, Texas

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#1088 World Rank
Religious Studies
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Political Science
#1534411 World Rank
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