This blog series spotlights 50 NT scholars and their research. The goal of this series is to introduce readers to a wider circle of scholarship than they have encountered before. The majority of people on this list are early or mid-career NT scholars who are doing great research and writing.
Why do you love teaching the New Testament?
What is one “big idea,” emphasis, or theme in your scholarship that you hope impacts the way students and scholars read and understand the NT?
Who is your academic hero and why?
Name 3 NT or Biblical Studies academic books that were formative for you as a student.
- Fernando F. Segovia, “Decolonizing Biblical Studies: A View from the Margins”;
- Brian Blount “Cultural Interpretation: Reorienting New Testament Criticism“;
- ed. Jaqueline Lapsley and Carol Newsom, “Women”s Bible Commentary“
If you ran into me at SBL, and you didn’t want to talk about New Testament studies, what would you want to talk about?
What are you working on now?
Some of Dr. Barreto’s Books
- Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16
- Exploring the Bible
- In Tongues of Mortals and Angels: A Deconstructive Theology of God-Talk in Acts and Corinthians (co-author)