Harold Recinos

Professor of Church and Society

Harold J. Recinos





Ph.D., American University, 1993; D.Min., New York Theological Seminary, 1986; M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, 1982; B.A., College of Wooster, 1978

Teaching Specialties

Anthropology of religion, North American Latino/a theology, racial and ethnic studies, popular religion, urban ministry

Research Interests

Popular religion; race, ethnicity, and religion; Hispanic/Latino/a theology; Latin American immigrants/refugees in the United States, liberation theologies, congregational studies

Selected Publications

:: The Looking Glass: Far and Near (Wipf and Stock, 2023).

:: The Days You Bring (Wipf and Stock , 2022).

:: Where the Sidewalks Meet (Wipf and Stock, 2021).

::Cornered by the Dark (Paraclete Press, 2021).

:: Harold J. Recinos, ed. Wading Through Many Voices: Toward a Theology of Public Conversation (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011).

:: Harold Recinos and Hugo Magallanes, eds. Jesus in the Hispanic Community: Images of Christ from Theology to Popular Religion (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2009).



Professional Distinctions

Ordained elder, The United Methodist Church, Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference; Contributing Editor, Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology; Recognition Award, Ann Arundel Community College, Maryland; Recognition Award, Escuela de Teologia para Ministerios Hispanos, New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Southeast Jurisdiction Urban Network Award