Toward a Politico-Theology of Relationality: Justice as Solidarity and the Poor in Aristide’s Theological Imagination

  title={Toward a Politico-Theology of Relationality: Justice as Solidarity and the Poor in Aristide’s Theological Imagination},
  author={Celucien L. Joseph},
  journal={Toronto Journal of Theology},
  pages={269 - 300}
This article argues that Aristide’s theology of the poor should be construed as a robust theology of relationality; it calls for an ethics of participation and collaboration in the plight of the poor. In this sense, we situate Aristide’s theological discourse not only in the liberation theology framework but also in the politico-theological and democratic tradition, what Douglass Sturm has termed “a politics of relationality.” A theology of relationality focuses on the horizontal relations… 
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