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Author Sánchez, Peter Michael, 1954- author

Title Priest under fire : Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's revolutionary movement / Peter M. Sánchez
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
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Contents A man and questions for all seasons: leaders and ideas in contentious politics -- The training of a traditional priest: "I would like to be a pastor of souls" -- The awakening of a priest: "You have ruined the parish!: -- The radicalization of a priest: "You are now "Joaquín"" -- A revolutionary priest: "The "Che" of the Bible" -- A democratic priest: "Padre David has the word" -- One priest's quest for the promised land: ""El Chele" David has always been a leader."
Summary Through interviews with David Rodriguez and a good helping of critical historical context, Sanchez illustrates the extent to which some religious leaders played pivotal roles in the popular movement of El Salvador's political crisis of the 1970s and 1980s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rodríguez Rivera, José David.
Catholic Church -- El Salvador -- Clergy -- Biography.
Insurgency -- El Salvador -- History.
El Salvador -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813051487
0813055644 (electronic bk.)
9780813055640 (electronic bk.)