—Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, vice president of education and dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University, to deliver lecture February 27—             

Princeton, NJ, February 11, 2014–
The Reverend Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, vice president of education and dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University, will give the annual Women in Church and Ministry Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library, at the corner of Mercer Street and Library Place in Princeton. Her lecture is titled “A Continuum of Voices, Thoughts on an Emerging Latina Evangelica Theology.”

elizabeth conde-frazierConde-Frazier is responsible for setting the vision, the strategic direction, and providing leadership for the programs and faculty at Esperanza College, which provides members of the Hispanic and local communities with a “Christian faith-based education that is affordable and culturally appropriate so that they can continue their contributions to and leadership in their communities and become more effective.” 

Prior to her appointment at Esperanza, Conde-Frazier served as professor of religious education at the Claremont School of Theology and taught Hispanic/Latino/a theology at the Latin American Bible Institute, in California. She earned a Ph.D. from Boston College, a M.Div. from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and is the founder of the Orlando E. Costas Hispanic and Latin American Ministries Program at Andover Newton Theological School, where she also developed programs for the development of ministers and lay leaders including youth. She has more than ten years experience as an ordained pastor and has been a bilingual teacher.

Conde-Frazier is the coauthor of Latina Evangélicas (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2013), and wrote Listen to the Children: Conversations with Immigrant Families (bilingual, Judson Press, 2011).

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