Graduate Theological Union

Alicia Vargas

Pacific Lutheran Theological SeminaryVargas
Associate Professor of Multicultural and Contextual Studies
Associate Dean

 At GTU since 1997

PhD, University of California, Irvine, 1985
MA in New Testament, GTU, 1996
MDiv, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1995
MA in  Spanish Theater, California State University, Long Beach, 1980
Certificate of Latin American Studies, California State University, Long Beach, 1974
BA, California State University, Long Beach, 1974

Phone: 510/559-2736

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Mujerista Christology
  • Pauline inclusivity vis-à-vis Lutheran theology and mission

Selected Publications

  • “Mujerismo and The Two Kin-doms:  Distinction and Reconciliation.”  Dialog, Fall 2010.
  • “Through Mujerista  Eyes:  Stories of Incarnate Redemption” in Transforming Lutheran Theologies, Fortress, 2010.
  • Como estudiar la Biblia, Augsburg Fortress, 2009.
  • “The Construction of Latina Theology.”  Currents in Theology and Mission, 2007.
  • “Reading Ourselves into the Cross Story.  Luther and United States Latinos.”Cross Examinations:  Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today,   Fortress Press, 2006.
  • “Introduccion a La Disputacion de Leipzig-Informe de Lutero a Jorge Spalatin.” Lutero al habla,   Publicaciones El Faro S.A. de C.V., Mexico, D.F., 2005.