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Michael Candelaria


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Research Interests

  • Curriculum Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Distance Learning
  • Faculty Development
  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Writing
  • Tutoring
  • Literary Theory

Recent Publications

Recent Publications:

University of New Mexico Press, 2018
March 2018

This exploration of Iberian, Latin American, and US-Hispanic representations of Christ focuses on outliers in art, literature, and theology. (Flyer)

The Revolt of Unreason: Miguel de Unamuno and Antonio Caso on the Crisis of Modernity(Link)

Amsterdam, Rodopi, 2012
August 2012

Examines attempts to justify moral, aesthetic, and religious claims in the modern world where only empirical scientific statements are believed to be verifiable. Focuses on Unamuno from Spain and Caso from Mexico who arrive at different hypotheses. Unamuno arrives at ethical decisionism, while Caso promotes intuitionism.

Popular Religion and Liberation


Examines theological attitudes toward the role of folk religion in the context of social movements

Introduction to World Religions

College Network, Inc

A survey of the world's religions


  • Spanish - Native or bilingual proficiency

  • German - Limited working proficiency

  • Italian - Limited working proficiency

  • Hebrew - Limited working proficiency

  • Greek - Limited working proficiency