Ismael Garcia

Ismael Ismael Garcia
Address100 East 27th Street
Austin, TX 78705

Professor of Christian Ethics, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1970
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1974
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1982

Member of the faculty of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1986. He has specialized in the intersection of Christian ethics and issues of social justice, though his interests extend to family and medical ethics as well. Professor García served as the associate director for the 2002 Hispanic Summer Program. As associate director, he was reponsible for convening a two-week course for Hispanic students enrolled in theological seminaries and schools of religion across the nation.

Professor García has presented lectures in various settings, and is the author of many publications, including a monograph, King and the Critique of North American Conceptions of Justice. His latest books include Dignidad:Ethics Through Hispanic Eyes and Introducción a la Ética Cristiana (Abingdon Press, 2003). He has served as the editor and major contributor to Diccionario Ilustrado de Intérpretes de la Fe: Veinte Siglos do Pensamiento Cristiano (Editorial Clie, España 2004).

Dr. García has served the community on hospital ethics committees and on the boards of the National Council of Churches, U.S.A., and the World Mission Board of the United Church of Christ. He is a member of the Committee on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) of the Association of Theological Schools, and has received fellowships from the Association of Theological Schools, the University of Chicago Divinity School, and the Ford Foundation.

Professor García is a member of the United Church of Christ.

Areas of Interest

Christian Ethics;

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