Nelson Rivera

Nelson Rivera

Associate Professor of Theology, Moravian Theological Seminary

The Rev. Dr. Nelson Rivera has a Ph. D. in Religion from Temple University, and is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Currently he works as Associate Professor of Theology at Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, Pa. Dr. Rivera teaches courses on diverse theological topics, especially on Christology, Word and Sacrament, Creation, Theological anthropology, Lutheran Confessions, and Liberation Theology. Dr. Rivera’s book The Earth Is Our Home (Imprint Academic, 2010) explores the meaning and implications of evolutionary theory for theological epistemology and philosophy of religion. His current research is on the Holy Spirit and also on Luther’s reading of the Scripture.

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