Edwin David Aponte
Edwin David Aponte is Executive Director of the Louisville Institute. Funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the Louisville Institute seeks to enrich the religious life of North American Christians and to encourage the strengthening of their institutions by bringing together those who lead religious institutions with those who study them. Aponte graduated from Gordon College (B.A.), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.A.T.S.), and Temple University (M.A., Ph.D.). As a cultural historian, Aponte explores faith, spirituality and culture, especially the intersections of race, ethnicity, and religion. His various writings include ¡Santo! Varieties of Latino/a Spirituality (Orbis Books, 2012).