Happy 77th birthday, Leonardo Boff (born Dec. 14, 1938)! Brazilian theologian. Teacher. Ex-priest. Early supporter of liberation theology. Advocate for the rights of the poor and marginalized. Critic of church hierarchy. Human rights advocate. Author of “Francis of Assisi: A Model for Human Liberation” (1982), among many other works.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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