Guest Info/Bio:

This week I welcome the Rev. Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre! He is a professor, author, scholar, and activist who is currently Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. He has served as the elected 2012 President of the Society of Christian Ethics and served as the Executive Officer for the Society of Race, Ethnicity and Religion (2012-2017). In 2020 the American Academy of Religion bestowed upon him the Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. De La Torre is a recognized international Fullbright Scholar who has taught courses all over the world.

Guest (Select) Publications:

Reading the Bible from the Margins; Trails of Hope and Terror: Testimonies on Immigration; Liberation Theologies for Arm Chair Theologians; The Politics of Jesus: Toward a Hispanic Political Theology; The Immigration Crisis: Toward an Ethics of Place; Burying White Privilege: Resurrecting A Badass Christianity; and Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers.

Guest Links:

Twitter: @DrDeLaTorre


Special guest music on this episode provide by: Sam Burchfield

Musical Guest/Music Links:


Facebook: @samburchfieldmusic

Instagram: @samburchfield

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Songs heard on this episode were “Waking Up, Hold My Hand, & Graveyard Flower” from the album, Graveyard Flower & the brand new single, “Sands of Old Cities.”

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