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About amartinez

Dr. Aquiles E. Martinez is Professor of Religion (Biblical Studies) and Coordinator of the Religion and Philosophy Programs at Reinhardt University. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, Dr. Martinez has dedicated a good part of his life to equip pastors and church leaders in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, with the appropriate skills, knowledge, and experiences so they can serve their communities effectively. In addition to his many books, articles, and essays published in English and Spanish, Dr. Martinez has served several churches and the global community as an effort to help people develop significant relationships with God and their neighbors, especially with marginalized communities.

Knowing More to Live Better: What is the Purpose of Studying Religion?

The formal study of religion and its various, cultural manifestations is as justifiable an undertaking as any other seeking to comprehend other experiences or practices in our societies. Why? Ideally and for all practical purposes, it gives us the privilege … Continue reading

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Justifying what Needs no Justification: Why is the Study of Religion So Important?

As a human experience with very specific cultural characteristics or in its more institutionalized faces throughout the history of humankind, religion has caught the attention of the inquisitive, restless minds of a large number of people, especially among men and … Continue reading

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  God dwells in the gallery of  memorable moments and answered prayers!

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Religion through the Eyes of Poetry

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FOTORACIONES

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FOTORACIONES

Dios no está aquí. Está en la calle buscándote. God is not here. God is out on the street looking for you!

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FOTORACIONES

Dios vive en el santuario de un corazón confiado y agradecido God dwells in the sanctuary of a trusting and grateful heart

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Dios está en medio de la comunidad que se reúne en su nombre

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The Agony of Innocence: The Other Face of the Galilean

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Cuando la inmensidad se viste de verso, vida y canción, allí hay resurrección y la promesa de un mundo a todo color

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