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    Benjamin Valentin

    Benjamín Valentín

    Andover Newton Theological School

    Professor of Theology and Culture, and Director of the Orlando Costas Lectureship in Latino/a Theology
    Boston, MA
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    Curriculum Vitae:


    Ph.D., Drew University.
    M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School.
    B.A., College of New Rochelle.

    Biography Statement

    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.