Ph.D., Drew University.
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School.
B.A., College of New Rochelle.
Benjamin Valentin’s teaching and research interests are in contemporary theology and culture, constructive theology, liberation theology, and U.S. Hispanic/Latino(a) theology. In general, his focus is on leading people to explore the possibility of a theological outlook that can be responsive to new occasions, challenges, and duties in our late modern era.
He is the author of the award winning Mapping Public Theology: Beyond Culture, Identity, and Difference; editor of New Horizons in Hispanic/Latino(a) Theology; and the forthcoming In Our Own Voices: Latino/a Renditions of Theology; and co-editor of The Ties That Bind: African American and Hispanic American/Latino(a) Theologies in Dialogue and Creating Ourselves: African Americans and Hispanic Americans On Popular Culture and Religious Expression. Benjamin joined the Andover Newton faculty in 2000.