Vía Dolorosa: The Path of Innocence

While Jesus’ path to his own execution is symbolized and ritually remembered by pilgrims with praise and gratitude through 14 stations, we are reminded that Jesus’ Passion is not absolutely his own.  It is also the painful experience of other victims.  The forces of evil still torture and kill innocent people only to be opposed and denounced by those who, out of love, seek justice to retell the Gospel story.

About amartinez

Dr. Aquiles E. Martinez is Professor of Religion (Biblical Studies) and Coordinator of the Religion and Philosophy Programs at Reinhardt University. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, Dr. Martinez has dedicated a good part of his life to equip pastors and church leaders in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, with the appropriate skills, knowledge, and experiences so they can serve their communities effectively. In addition to his many books, articles, and essays published in English and Spanish, Dr. Martinez has served several churches and the global community as an effort to help people develop significant relationships with God and their neighbors, especially with marginalized communities.
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