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    Loida I. Martell-Otero

    Loida I. Martell-Otero

    Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University

    Professor of Constructive Theology
    Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
    [email protected]
    Curriculum Vitae:


    Ph.D.: Fordham University (Theology)
    M.Phil. (Theology): Fordham University
    M.Div.: Andover Newton Theological School
    D.V.M.: Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
    B.S.: University of Puerto Rico

    Biography Statement

    The Rev. Dr. Loida I. Martell-Otero is Professor of Constructive Theology at Palmer Theological Seminary, in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. She received her degree from Fordham University. She is an ordained American Baptist Churches/USA minister who pastored for 15 years. She is also a doctor of veterinary medicine. She served as an assistant professor at the University of Puerto Rico/ Medical Sciences campus, and as an adjunct faculty member at the Center for Urban Ministerial Education (the Boston campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological School), Hartford Seminary and at New York Theological Seminary. Her writings include “Creating a Sacred Space: An Iglesia Evangélica Response to Global Homelessness” in Dialog (March 2010); “Encuentro con el Jesús Sato: An Evangélica Soter-ology,” in Jesus in the Hispanic Community edited by Harold Recinos and Hugo Magallanes (WJK, 2010); “Of Satos and Saints: Salvation from the Periphery,” in Perspectivas (Summer of 2001); and “Mujeres Hispanas/ Latinas Teologizando: Una Perspectiva Evangélica,” in Más Voces: Reflexiones Teológicas de la Iglesia Hispana (Abingdon Press). She is co-editor and contributor to Teología en Conjunto: A Collaborative Hispanic Protestant Theology (WJK) with José D. Rodríguez. She has participated in various HTI and Wabash Center workshops, and has made presentations in ecclesial and professional venues, including the American Academy of Religion and for the American Baptist Churches/USA Gathering of Scholars and Theological Educators. She has developed a passion for photography.