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Spiritual Politics – Marta Benavides of El Salvador

Marta Benavides is a biologist and an ordained minister who worked with Oscar Romero in community organizing in El Salvador. Her parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life and the dangerous struggle against oligarchy. Recorded in October 1996. Interview by Frieda Werden.  Technical assistance, Lisa Hayes, Suzette Cullen.
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