The Resource Journey for Justice : the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka, (ebook)

Journey for Justice : the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka, (ebook)

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Journey for Justice : the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka
Title
Journey for Justice
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the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka
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eng
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This biography of the late Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI (1930-1987) of Sri Lanka, chronicles a life fearlessly devoted to the service of the poor, efforts to witness Christ to the poor through an innovative interfaith dialogue, and a collaboration for their social and economic empowerment. As a Catholic priest whose life parallels that of the recently martyred Oscar Romero of El Salvador, also assassinated for exposing the exploitation and marginalization of the poor, Fr. Michael was engaged in a selfless journey for justice. The volume analyzes the driving force of his quest to forge a healing bridge between the Christian and Buddhist populations of Sri Lanka through his spiritual grounding in Catholic social teaching and his unique formulation of an interreligious dialogue. It documents the indelible imprint of interfaith understanding he forged up to his untimely death. Interwoven with ethnographic methodology, the book offers a window for understanding the class and religious ruptures stemming from Sri Lanka's colonial history, contextualized in the social realities of poverty in rural Sri Lanka, the political and economic forces implicated in deepening poverty, the resistance struggle by oppressed youth, and Fr. Mike's legacy of justice through peace
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Midwest
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Gunewardena, Nandini
Dewey number
255.76
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Rodrigo, Michael
  • Oblates of Mary Immaculate
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Poverty
  • Electronic books
  • Sri Lanka
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adult
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Journey for Justice : the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781532607806
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12321836
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remote
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MWT12321836
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Journey for Justice : the Life and Work of Rev. Fr. Michael Rodrigo, OMI: Interfaith Dialogue in Action for Empowering the Rural Poor of Sri Lanka, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781532607806
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12321836
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12321836
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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