Rene Padilla to Present at Princeton Theological Seminary on: Latin American Theological Reflection in the Age of Obama

The Hispanic Leadership Program Presents

Latin American Theological Reflection in the Age of Obama

This course will be taught in English.

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Place: Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Center, Cooper Conference Room

Theme:  A lecture and dialogue with Dr. Padilla based on the Latin American Theological Fraternities journal publishing in light of a new U.S presidency. What are the implications of the political philosophy, policies, and politics of a new U.S administration for Latin American integral mission and theological reflection?


Speaker: Dr. C. René Padilla was born in Quito, Ecuador, and reared and Bogotá, Colombia. He has been living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, since 1967. He received a B. A. in Philosophy from Wheaton College, an M.A. in Theology from Wheaton College Graduate School, and a PhD in New Testament from the University of Manchester, England. In 1992 he was granted an honorary D.D. by Wheaton College. He is a founding member of the Latin American Theological Fellowship (FTL, its acronym in Spanish) and of the Kairos Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For twelve years, until recently, he was the International President of Tearfund – U.K. and Ireland. He is presently the President of the Micah Network and Executive Director of Ediciones Kairos, the publishing arm of the Kairos Foundation. He has lectured in many countries around the world and has written or edited several books in English and Spanish. His main work, Mission Between the Times: Essays on the Kingdom of God, has been published in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, German and Korean.

Audience: Faculty, Seminarians, Pastors, Alumni/ae

Registration fee: (Members of the Seminary community may attend at no cost on a space available basis but they must register)

  • $15.00 by July 15, 2009
  • $25.00 after July 15, 2009

You may register in any of the following ways:

  • By phone at 609.497.7990.

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