Ethics In Miguel De La Torre's 'Euromerican'

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In the field of Ethics or Christian moralism, there has be many “Euromerican” Christian ethicists who have put forth an influential effort and the arena of Christian Ethics. It has been seen that the mindset of the euromerican ethicists, those who have be marginalized, oppressed, and/or out casted, voices have been limited or not given the platform to present their argument. On the pages of Miguel de La Torre’s Latina/o Social Ethics, there is presented to us a blunt critique of some very influential ethicists of the last two centuries. De La Torre also presents readers with what he proclaim as a Latina/o view of ethics that includes the Hispanic community. In this paper I want to dialog with de La Torre’s Latina/o Social Ethics, and our primary …show more content…
Worship aspires to the ideal world, in which hearts find their rest in God, resolutions are kept, and heavenly justice and peace rain down.” These two ethicist provide a view of the Eurocentric view of ethics. Placing this quote under the Latina/o Social Ethics magnifying glass, I believe that de La Torre would be in major disapproval with it. In his presentation, de La Torre is seeking for a wide umbrella of coverage, “which stand against the social and political forces of empire, as well as including Latina/o voices.” If my reading of de La Torre is accurate, I feel he would be against Hauerwas and Wells because of their cookie cutter frame work of …show more content…
He says, “Christian worship is precisely such a wild space, which allows and encourages Christians to think differently, to imagine and embody alternative ways of living worship enables Christians to break out of the status quo of conventional culture, but offers resistance to it in way that a new change in rules does not.” Using this insertion by Katongole, I found it helpful to understand that his view of universal worship is visible, and he presents readers with the one helpful tool that would be oppressive to those outside of Euromerican thought. If it is not worship in the manner of Euromerican style and practice, it would be met with resistance. How can we worship in the wild space without the resistance to

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