Radicalization of Religious Discourse in El Salvador: The Case of Oscar A. Romero

@inproceedings{Shortell2001RadicalizationOR,
  title={Radicalization of Religious Discourse in El Salvador: The Case of Oscar A. Romero},
  author={Timothy Shortell},
  year={2001}
}
The late 1970s and early 1980s were a period of great conflict in El Salvador. It was a remarkable time for the Catholic Church. Like elsewhere in Latin America, the Church had conservative history. With the courageous ministry of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Church became a key member of the popular movement fighting for social justice. The discourse of the popular church was prophetic. Content coding reveals that the discourse became more concrete, material and active during the Romero's… CONTINUE READING