Eric Barreto

Associate Professor of New Testament
Luther Seminary
Saint Paul, Minn.
Eric Barreto


Eric Barreto joined Luther Seminary in July 2009. Prior to joining Luther Seminary, Barreto served in Atlanta as an adjunct professor at the Candler School of Theology and McAfee School of Theology. He also gained experience teaching in Sankor, Ghana, through Coast for Christ Ministries. In addition, he worked as a teaching assistant at Candler School of Theology and at Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS) in Princeton, N.J.

Barreto was ordained into the Gospel Ministry by Peachtree Baptist Church in Atlanta, in July, 2006. He holds a doctorate in New Testament from Emory University in Atlanta, and holds a Master of Divinity from PTS and a Bachelor of Arts in religion, magna cum laude, from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Okla.

Barreto is the author of “Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16,” the co-author of “New Proclamation, Series C, Easter through Christ the King, 2013,” and the editor of “Reading Theologically.” He is a regular contributor to, the Huffington Post,, and He has also presented regularly at churches in the Twin Cities and nationally.


Eric Barreto vino a Luther Seminary en julio de 2009. Antes de venir a Luther Seminary, Barreto trabajó en Atlanta como profesor adjunto en el Candler School of Theology y McAfee School of Theology.

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