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Department ofReligious Studies

Ana María Pineda

Ana Maria Pineda
Ana María Pineda, R.S.M.

Associate Professor

Dr. Pineda, a member of the Sisters of Mercy, is a graduate of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago (M.A.) and the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain (S.T.D.).

A native of El Salvador, Professor Pineda was on the faculty at Catholic Theological Union (CTU) in Chicago and was one of the founding members of the Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI). She is the past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theology in the United States (ACHTUS). She served on the board of the Louisville Institute, the Bishops' Committee for Hispanic Affairs, and numerous others.


TESP 109  Hispanic Spirituality:  Our Lady Of Guadalupe
TESP 60  U.S. Hispanic Popular Religion
TESP 65   U.S. Hispanic Theology
TESP 165  Archbishop Romero and the Salvadoran Martyrs
TESP 175  Women's Theologies from the Margins

She has written numerous articles on Hispanic ministry, popular religiosity, pastoral practices, and the distinction between oral and literate cultures. With Robert Schreiter, Pineda co-edited Dialogue Rejoin: Theology and Ministry in the United States Hispanic Reality.

Curriculum vitae
Curriculum vitae