Teología y vida
versão On-line ISSN 0717-6295
FERNANDEZ E., Samuel. 'Ya no vivo yo, es Cristo que vive en mí' (Gál 2, 20): 'Ser Cristo' como clave de la vida del padre Alberto Hurtado. Teol. vida [online]. 2005, vol.46, n.3, pp.352-373. ISSN 0717-6295. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0049-34492005000200003.
In the writings of Alberto Hurtado, the most frequently-cited biblical verse is Galatians 2: 20, "I live now not with my own life but with the life of Christ who lives in me…" In many writings, as well, Father Hurtado emphasizes the centrality of this Pauline ideal in Christian spirituality: "How simple our spirituality becomes! To be Christ." These observations indicate that Gal 2: 20 is the key to the spirituality of the Jesuit saint. The present article offers a systematic presentation of the content of Gal 2: 20 in the writings of Father Hurtado, in order to find a key that permits one to understand the spirituality, and in a wider sense, the life of the Jesuit saint. Identification with Christ, proposed by Gal 2: 20, constitutes this key that conjugates the Pauline ideal of "being Christ" with the recognition of Christ in the other, especially the poor, proposed by the theology of the Mystical Body