Eric D. Barreto

Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament

Eric D. Barreto
Biblical Studies
Religion & Society
324 Lenox House

Phone: 609.436.6276
Fax: 609.279.9485

Eric D. Barreto is the Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament. He holds a BA in religion from Oklahoma Baptist University, an MDiv from Princeton Seminary, and a PhD in New Testament from Emory University. Prior to coming to Princeton Seminary, he served as associate professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, and also taught as an adjunct professor at the Candler School of Theology and McAfee School of Theology.

As a Baptist minister, Barreto has pursued scholarship for the sake of the church, and he regularly writes for and teaches in faith communities around the country. He has also been a leader in the Hispanic Theological Initiative Consortium, a national, ecumenical, and inter-constitutional consortium comprised of some of the top seminaries, theological schools, and religion departments in the country. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion.

Curriculum Vitae

Select Publications

  • “All of You Are One”: Paul and the Construction of Ethnic Theologies (forthcoming)
  • “A People for God’s Name”: Theology and Ethnicity in the Acts of the Apostles (forthcoming)
  • Exploring the Bible (Foundations for Learning), coauthor with Michael Chan (Fortress, 2016)
  • Reading Theologically (Foundations for Learning), editor (Fortress, 2014)
  • New Proclamation, Year C2013: Easter through Christ the King, coauthor with David B. Lott (Augsburg Fortress, 2013)
  • Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 (Mohr Siebeck, 2010)

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