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Eric Barreto

Eric Barreto
Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament
Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton, N.J.

Eric D. Barreto is the Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament. He holds a B.A. in religion from Oklahoma Baptist University, an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary, and a Ph.D. in New Testament from Emory University.

Prior to coming to Princeton Seminary, he served as associate professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, and also taught as an adjunct professor at the Candler School of Theology and McAfee School of Theology.

As a Baptist minister, Barreto has pursued scholarship for the sake of the church, and he regularly writes for and teaches in faith communities around the country. He has also been a leader in the Hispanic Theological Initiative Consortium, a national, ecumenical, and inter-constitutional consortium comprised of some of the top seminaries, theological schools, and religion departments in the country. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion.

Barreto is the author of Exploring the Bible (Foundations for Learning), coauthor with Michael Chan (Fortress, 2016); and Reading Theologically (Foundations for Learning), editor (Fortress, 2014). He is a regular contributor to, the Huffington Post,, and