Th.D., Boston University School of Theology
M.Div., New Brunswick Theological Seminary
B.A., University of Puerto Rico.
Before joining the faculty of Boston University School of Theology, Dr. Roldan-Figueroa served first as assistant professor of historical theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, and later as assistant professor of historical studies in the Department of Religion at Baylor University. As a historian of Christianity, he specializes in the early modern period with a special emphasis on Spanish spirituality, and the projection of Tridentine Christianity throughout the Spanish Empire. He is the author of The Ascetic Spirituality of Juan de Avila (1499-1569)(Brill, 2010), associate editor of Early English Baptist Texts (Mercer University Press), and co-editor of Exploring Christian Heritage – A Reader in History and Theology (Baylor University Press, 2011). His articles have appeared in the Sixteenth Century Journal, Archiv für Reformationgeschichte/Archive for Reformation History, and The Seventeenth Century, among others. He has been the recipient of several awards including a Lilly Theological Scholar Grant (2006), a Lilly Teaching Fellowship in Religion and Philosophy (2003-04), and numerous awards from the Hispanic Theological Initiative.