Welcome to ImmigrationMDCR.com, the official site of Dr. M. Daniel Carroll R., Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary. The blog is dedicated to the important topic of Hispanic immigration in the United States, a topic that Dr. Carroll has contributed to significantly—both in the Christian Church and in the broader public square. Here you will find Dr. Carroll’s reflections on immigration, access to his books and articles as well as video recordings of his various speaking engagements, and a brief ensuing bio.
A Brief Bio
Dr. Carroll Rodas, who celebrates his heritage from both Guatemala and the United States, joined the Denver Seminary faculty in 1996 and is currently Distinguished Professor of Old Testament. He is affiliated with the Evangelical Theological Society, Institute of Biblical Research, Society of Biblical Literature, Society for Old Testament Study (Great Britain), Fraternidad Teológica Latinoamericana, and Evangelicals for Social Action. He serves on the international editorial boards of Religion & Theology (South Africa) and DavarLogos (Argentina) and is a contributing editor to Prism (the journal of Evangelicals for Social Action), as well as an editorial consultant for Ex Auditu.
Dr. Carroll earned a PhD from the University of Sheffield, England, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a BA from Rice University. Prior to his appointment to Denver Seminary, he was professor of Old Testament and ethics and director of graduate studies at El Seminario Teológico Centroamericano in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He remains an adjunct professor there. Dr. Carroll also maintains connections to Latin American theological education through his continuing participation in the accreditation commission of AETAL (Asociación Evangélica de Educación Teológica en América Latina). He was instrumental in the establishment of IDEAL (Instituto para el Desarrollo y Adiestramiento de Líderes), a Spanish-language training program at Denver Seminary, and regularly teaches in that program. Dr. Carroll is a member of the board of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), which is the Hispanic arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, and serves as its national spokesperson on immigration.
For more information about Dr. Carroll, please visit his faculty bio on Denver Seminary’s website.