HTI Alumni

Andrés Roberto Albertsen

Andrés Roberto Albertsen

Pastor of Iglesia Luterana Paz y Esperanza and Visitation Pastor at Vinje Lutheran Church, Willmar, MN; and Editor of Spanish-language content on Luther Seminary's

Field of Study:  Systematic & Philosophical Theology

Rev. Dr. Andrés Albertsen is a graduate of Luther Seminary.  His dissertation, Love and Politics. A convergent reading of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right and Kierkegaard’s Works of Love.  Dr. Albertsen serves as editor of Spanish-language content on He is also the Luther Seminary Site Coordinator for Agora, a lay school for the ministry of five synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) that provides education for leaders of immigrant, ethnic-specific, and multicultural congregations.

Albertsen was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark and was the pastor of the Danish Lutheran Church in Buenos Aires (associated with the Danish Church Abroad / Danish Seamen’s Church) for more than twenty years before coming to the U.S. in 2011.