Articles by Leopoldo Sanchez
Leopoldo (Leo) A. Sánchez M. teaches systematic theology at Concordia Seminary, where he also holds The Werner R.H. Krause and Elizabeth Ringger Krause Chair for Hispanic Ministries and serves as Director of the Center for Hispanic Studies. Among his research interests, Leo writes and teaches in the areas of pneumatology (Holy Spirit), Spirit Christology, sanctification, Trinitarian theology, and issues related to U.S. Hispanic/Latino theology and missions (such as immigration and other societal issues affecting Latino/a communities) and contemporary Roman Catholic theology.
Leopoldo A. Sánchez M. presents the 11th Annual Lecture in Hispanic/Latino Theology and Missions, with response by Javier Orozco.
By Leopoldo A. Sánchez M.
Becoming a Disciple
Two striking contrasts appear in this Easter account of the third appearance or revelation of the risen Jesus to his disciples (vv. 1–14). Each contrast represents a transition …
Reflections on race and global Christianity at the 2015 American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
by Leopoldo A. Sánchez M.
Testifying in the Courtroom
Life is one of the apostle’s favorite images of salvation, and he makes use of it in the assigned text: “And this is the testimony, that God gave us …
The second of four sneak peeks into the main plenary presentations for the 2014 Theological Symposium (September 23-24).
By Leopoldo A. Sanchez M.
Our text proclaims the manifestation of the Lord’s “light” and “glory” upon his people (v. 1), and through Israel to the “peoples” of the earth who dwell in “thick darkness” (v. 2a). Isaiah …
Preacher’s Studio is a chance to take a step back and talk about the art and craft of preaching. Today’s preacher: LEO SANCHEZ, on preaching JOHN 1:43-46.
So many thoughts about the election of Pope Francis I. I will share five reflections as a Lutheran theologian born and raised in Latin America and suggest lessons Lutherans in the U.S. might gather from …
Highlights from the new LCMS report on immigration, “Immigrants Among Us.”
By Leopoldo Sanchez
In his struggle against the pneumatomachians, who denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit by reducing his nature to that of a ministering spirit or angel, St. Basil (c. 329–379) highlights that good …