Rubén Muñoz-LarrondoTitle: Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Office Location: Buller Hall 122
Phone: (269) 471-3185
PhD, Vanderbilt University
MDiv, Andrews University
MAThS, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Illinois
BS, Electrical Engineering, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Rubén Muñoz-Larrondo joined the Religion faculty in 2006, teaching Elementary and Intermediate Greek, Hermeneutics and New Testament classes. He holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Prior to coming to Andrews University, Rubén taught for three years at a Historically Black College in Tennessee. As an ordained minister, he has served as a District Pastor for ten years in the Carolina and Kentucky-Tennessee Conferences.
He loves to teach, organize and travel on the Bible Lands Study Tour, a sponsored biennial tour of the Religion Department.
Happily married to Angélica Briceño Muñoz, they are the proud parents of three young adults: Paulina, Rubén Andrés, and Constanza.
Current Research or Professional Activities:
He has published the book A Postcolonial Reading of the Book of the Acts of the Apostles with Peter Lang and a forthcoming article on hermeneutics for the Semeia Studies Journal. Currently is working on the publication of A Manual of Hermeneutics and Exegesis, based on his ten years of teaching the class RELB245 Hermeneutics and HONS215 Scripture.
Rubén is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Adventist Society for Religious Studies , a Fellow of the Hispanic Theological Initiative, Princeton, NJ., and the President and founder of CHADT, Centro Hispano Adventista para el Diálogo Teológico, a community of professors and pastors fostering theological dialogue among Adventist Hispanics.