Sunday, July 17, 2016
9:45am - 10:45am
Join us for this summer series featuring local storytellers.
“Stories We Don’t Hear” Hal Recinos
Dr. Recinos is on the faculty at Perkins and has a passion for those on the margins. Through his work in El Salvador, he will tell stories of people and places that often go unseen or ignored.
Harold Recinos is professor of Church and Society at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Professor Recinos received his Masters in Divinity in 1982 from Union Theological Seminary, a Doctor of Ministry in parish ministry in 1986 from New York Theological Seminary and the Doctor of Philosophy with honors (Ph.D.) in cultural anthropology in 1993 from the American University in Washington, D.C.. In addition to numerous articles in scholarly publications and chapters in collections, Recinos’ publications include Hear the Cry! A Latino Pastor Challenges the Church (Westminster John Knox Press, 1989), Jesus Weeps: Global Encounters on Our Doorstep (Abingdon Press, 1992), Who Comes in the Name of the Lord? Jesus At the Margins (Abingdon Press, 1997), Good News from the Barrio: Prophetic Witness for the Church(Westminster John Knox Press, 2006), Harold J. Recinos and Hugo Magallanes, eds. Jesus in the Hispanic Community: Images of Christ from Theology to Popular Religion (Westminster John Knox Press, 2009). Harold J. Recinos ed. Wading Through Many Voices: Toward a Theology of Public Conversation (Rowman and Littlefield, 2011). Recinos is an accomplished poet with pieces in Anglican Theological Review, Sojouners, The Other Side, Monthly Review Press, Weavings, Perspective, and Spiritus: A Journal for Christian Spirituality. More recently, he published his two collections of poetry, Voices on the Corner (RP press) and Long Way Home (Floricanto Press, 2016). Since the mid-1980s, Professor Recinos has worked with the Salvadoran refugee community and with marginal communities in El Salvador for social justice. He is an ordained elder and member of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.