Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre is professor of social ethics and Latino/a studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver and an ordained Baptist minister.

Friday, 11 October 2013 17:07

Who owns the land?

The idea that landowners have exclusive rights to do whatever they want with their property is a far cry from the land stewardship modeled in Scripture.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 18:50

Primum non nocere

“First do no harm,” a principle precept of medical ethics, hasn’t prevented medical experiments that exploit the poor.

Monday, 26 August 2013 17:33

Suffer little children

The number of poor children is on the rise, but “family values” politicians continue to advocate policies that benefit the “1 percent.”

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:32

Environmental racism afflicts US minorities

Persons of color much more likely to live in areas afflicted by pollution and other health hazards.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 19:10

Doing the gospel

Justice begins with the plight of the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the outcast and the disenfranchised.

Monday, 01 July 2013 15:59

Say no to immigration bill

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration bill ensures that thousands will continue to die unnecessary deaths in America’s Southwest desert.

Monday, 17 June 2013 19:59

The illogical politics of abortion

Poor women are collateral damage in a war that anti-abortion activists launched against Planned Parenthood.

Friday, 07 June 2013 19:10

May God deny you peace

A charge delivered June 5 to the 2013 graduating class at Iliff School of Theology.

Monday, 03 June 2013 18:44

Shaming women into silence

The early church provided equality to women for church leadership, only to have -- within a short time -- the gospel message distorted to justify women’s subordination to men.

Monday, 20 May 2013 19:14

Evading their fair share

How some corporations and the rich use loop holes and other tricks to get out of their tax obligation to the nation.

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