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Azusa Pacific University
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Latino/a religion, Pentecostalism, American religious history.
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About Me

Arlene M. Sánchez-Walsh is professor of religious studies at Azusa Pacific University. She is the author of the award-winning book, Latino Pentecostal Identity:  Evangelical Faith, Self, and Society. She has authored over a dozen articles and book chapters on the subject of Latino/a religion and has served as a media expert for outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and On Being with Krista Tippett. Sánchez-Walsh’s current projects include a biography of Daniel Berrigan. Her latest book is Pentecostals in America, published by Columbia University Press in 2018.


Recent Publications

Pentecostals in America Columbia University Press, 2018

“Latino/a Religious Communities in 20th Century American History.” in Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in America, Oxford, 2018

“Taming the Savage Trade: Latino/a Boxers: Resistance and Conversion.” in Sports, Liberation and Resistance, Ohio University Press, 2019


Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic