Featured Authors for July 2019: Michael E. Lee & Natalia Imperatori-Lee

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Michael E. Lee & Natalia Imperatori-LeeA native of Miami, Florida, Natalia Imperatori-Lee is associate professor of religious studies at Manhattan College, Bronx, NY, where she also coordinates the Catholic Studies program. Her work focuses on the intersection of Latinx theologies, feminist theologies, and Catholic ecclesiology. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the US (ACTHUS). Her writings have appeared in Theological Studies and The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion as well as Commonweal and America magazines. Her new Orbis book Cuéntame: Narrative in the Ecclesial Present was among this year’s prize-winning titles from the Catholic Press Association.

(Adapted from Catholic Women Preach website)

Michael E. Lee is associate professor of systematic theology at Fordham University, Bronx, NY. Born of Puerto Rican parents, he was raised in Miami, FL. Dr. Lee worked with the homeless in a Catholic Worker community in Arizona and has done theological graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame. He writes in the areas of religion, culture and politics with particular expertise in Roman Catholic thought, Latin American liberation theologies, and U.S. Latinx theologies. He is editor of Ignacio Ellacuria: Essays on History, Liberation, and Salvation and Bearing the Weight of Salvation: The Soteriology of Ignacio Ellacuria which was awarded the Book Prize of the Hispanic Theological Initiative, based at Princeton Theological Seminary. His new Orbis book, Revolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Oscar Romero was among this year’s prize-winning titles from the Catholic Press Association.

(Adapted from Amazon Author site)

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