Carlos F. Cardoza-Orlandi
Professor of Global Christianities and Mission Studies
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1999; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary,1990; M.Div., Evangelical Seminary in Puerto Rico,1987; B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1984
History of the movement of the Christian religion, including the impact of colonialism and immigration in Christianity's movement; Trends, movements and theologies of the Christian religion in the global south; Ecumenics and global Pentecostalisms; mission practices and studies with focus in the global south, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean; and Afro-Caribbean and Amerindian religious encounters with Latin American and Caribbean Christianities
Interpretations of the movement of the Christian religion, socio-cultural interplay between Christians and people of other faiths, theoretical and theological/missiological constructions of current interplay between cultures and religions
:: História do Movimiento Missionário, con Justo L. González (Sâo Paulo, Brasil: Editora Hagnos, 2010), original text Historia general de las misiones (Colección Historia) (Barcelona: CLIE, 2008).
:: Mission: An Essential Guide (Nashville: Abingdon, 2002), in Spanish (Abingdon, 2003), in Korean (Seoul, Korea: Korean Presbyterian Publishing Company, 2006).
:: “Qué lindo es mi Cristo: The Erotic Jesus/Christ in the Caribbean, Latin American, and Latina/o Protestant Christian Music,” chapter in Jesus in the Hispanic Community, Harold Recinos & Hugo Magallanes, eds. (Westminster John Knox, 2009).
:: “Gospel, Border, Mestizaje, and Testimony: Notes for a Historical-Missional Hispanic/Latino Matrix,” chapter in Los Evangélicos: Portraits of Latino Protestantism in the United States, Lindy Scott & Juan Martinez, eds. (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2009).
:: “The Future of Christian Mission in an Era of World Christianity,” chapter in Chalice Introduction to Theology, Peter Goodwin Heltzel, ed. (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2008).
Member of the Editorial Board of Apuntes
; Chair of the Governing Board of the Hispanic Summer Program; Building Bridges Award, Islamic Speaker’s Bureau of Atlanta, November 2007; Ordained Minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Puerto Rico and the USA and Canada; and Delegate to Edinburgh 2010