16. September 2023

New Bonn International Fellow New Bonn International Fellow

From 24 October to 12 November, the Faculty welcomes Prof. Dr. Raimundo Barreto from Princeton Theological Seminary

Raimundo Barreto
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Raimundo César Barreto, Jr., PhD '06, is an associate professor of World Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary. He earned a PhD in religion and society from the same school, and holds degrees from Mercer University and Seminário Teológico Batista do Norte do Brasil. Prior to teaching at Princeton Seminary, he taught in his native Brazil and served as director of freedom and justice at the Baptist World Alliance (BWA).

He remains involved in ecumenical and interfaith work, contributing in different capacities with the American Baptist Churches USA, the Baptist World Alliance, the National Council of Churches USA, and the World Council of Churches. His teaching and research span multiple fields and disciplines, including world Christianity, ecumenical and intercultural studies, Latin American/Latinx religion, and liberation and decolonial theologies.

His most recent publications include Protesting Poverty: Protestants, Social Ethics and the Poor in Brazil. Baylor University Press, 2023), and the co-edited volumes World Christianity, Urbanization, and Identity (Fortress Press, 2021), Migration and Public Discourse in World Christianity (Fortress Press, 2019), and Decolonial Christianities: Latin American and Latinx Perspectives (Palgrave/McMillan, 2019). Barreto is the general editor of the series World Christianity and Public Religion (Fortress Press), and a co-editor of the Journal of World Christianity.

He is also one of the conveners of the Princeton World Christianity Conference. Barreto is currently finalizing the monograph Base Ecumenism: A Latin American Contribution to Ecumenical Praxis and Theology (Fortress Press). His impending work also includes the book Christians in the City of São Paulo: The Shaping of World Christianity in a Brazilian Megacity (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.).

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