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Eric D. Barreto

Eric D. Barreto is associate professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was ordained by Peachtree Baptist Church (CBF) in 2006. He is the author of Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 (2010) and co-author of New Proclamation, Series C, Easter through Christ the King, 2013 (Fortress, 2012) as well as a regular contributor to The Huffington Post,, and

Book List

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Release date: 
August 1, 2016

In Exploring the Bible, preseminarians and other students about to begin training in ministry join scholars Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan on a journey through Scripture. More than simply a practical guide to reading the Bible, this book will help readers claim their unique interpretive perspective. Barreto and Chan invite us to bring our full, authentic selves to a text that will affirm and challenge us, confirm and transform us, delight and concern us. There, God speaks, and we can hear God’s word in a new way. 

Release date: 
April 1, 2015

In a collection of brief, readable essays, this volume emphasizes the vital skills, practices, and values involved in writing theologically. That is, how might students prepare themselves to communicate effectively, creatively, and beautifully, the insights they gather during their time in seminary?

Release date: 
January 1, 2015

Thinking theologically is not just a cerebral matter; thinking theologically invokes an embodied set of practices and values that shape individuals and communities alike. In a collection of brief, readable essays, this edited volume?as part of the Foundations for Learning series?emphasizes the vital skills, practice, and values involved in thinking theologically.

Release date: 
July 1, 2014

This brief, readable, edited volume emphasizes the vital skills, habits, practices, and values involved in reading theologically. Reading Theologically is a vital resource for students beginning the seminary process and professors of introductory level seminary courses.