HTI Alumni

Theresa A. Yugar

Theresa A. Yugar

Lecturer at California State University, Los Angeles

Field of Study: Religion and Society 

Theresa Yugar is a feminist teacher, scholar, and activist. She is the graduate of three institutions of higher education in the discipline of Women’s Studies. They are Claremont Graduate University, Harvard University, and Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles. She is interested in the intersection of gender, ecology, colonial and neocolonialism, and immigration reform. She is involved in marginal groups within the Roman Catholic Church including the Roman Catholic Women priest Movement, The Catholic Worker, and Call To Action. She enjoys singing, swimming, and being with family.


De La Torre, Miguel A.

Burying White Privilege: Resurrecting a Badass Christianity. Eerdmans, 2018.

Embracing Hopelessness. Fortress Press, 2017.

Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump. Orbis Books, 2017.

Introducing Liberative Theologies. Orbis Books, 2015.

The Politics of Jesus: A Hispanic Political Theology (Religion in the Modern World). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015.

Liberation Theology for Armchair Theologians. Westminster John Knox Press, 2013. 

Beyond the Pale: Reading Christian Ethics from the Margins. Westminster John Knox Press, 2011. Co-Author: Stacy Floyd-Thomas

Beyond the Pale: Reading Christian Theology from the Margins. Westminster John Knox Press, 2011. Co-Author: Stacy Floyd-Thomas

Genisis: Belief, A Theological Commentary on the Bible.  Westminster John Knox Press, 2011.

The Quest for the Historical Satan. Fortress Press, 2011. 

Latina/o Social Ethics: Moving Beyond Eurocentric Moral Thinking. Baylor University Press, 2010. 

Encyclopedia on Hispanic American Religious Culture, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO Publishers, 2009.

Encyclopedia on Hispanic American Religious Culture, Volume 2. ABC-CLIO Publishers, 2009.

Out of the Shadows, Into the Light: Christianity and Homosexuality. Chalice Press, 2009.

Trails of Hope and Terror: Testimonies on Immigration. Orbis Books, 2009. 

The Hope of Liberation in World Religions. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2008.

A Lily Among the Thorns: Imagining a New Christian Sexuality. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Liberating Jonah: Forming an Ethics of Reconciliation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2007.

Handbook of Latina/o Theologies. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2006.

Rethinking Latino(a) Religion & Identity. Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 2006.

Leer la Biblia desde los Marginados. Ediciones Mensajero, 2005.

Doing Christian Ethics From The Margins. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2004.

Handbook on US Theologies of Liberation. St Louis: Chalice Press, 2004.

Santeria: The Beliefs And Rituals Of A Growing Religion In America.Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2004.

La Lucha for Cuba: Religion and Politics on the Streets of Miami. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.

Reading the Bible from the Margins. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2002.

The Quest for the Cuban Christ. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2002.

Introducing Latino/a Theologies. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001.

Martell-Otero, Loida
Martell-Otero, Loida, Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, and Zaida Maldonado Pérez.  Latina Evangélicas: A Theological Survey from the Margins. Cascade Books, 2013.

Martell-Otero, Loida, and José David RodríguezTeología en Conjunto: A Collaborative Hispanic Protestant Theology. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.

Pérez, Zaida Maldonado