Dr J.E. Castillo Guerra (Jorge)

Assistant professor - Empirical and practical religious studies

Dr J.E. Castillo Guerra (Jorge)
Visiting address

Erasmusplein 1

Postal address

Postbus 9103

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday morning

Dr. Jorge E. Castillo Guerra’s research focuses on the develop of a theology of migration. The main sources in this context are the processes of identity and religious transformation of migrants and their contribution to societal convivencia. Intercultural philosophy, intercultural hermeneutics and decolonial thinking are central themes in his research. His work addresses topics related to migration, church participation in the public realm, Roman Catholics migrants in the Netherlands and Latin American Liberation Theology.
Castillo Guerra was born in Panama. After living in Guatemala and El Salvador for two years, he studied theology in Chur (Switzerland), Tübingen and Nijmegen. At the latter university, he defended his PhD on the Liberation Ecclesiology Jon Sobrino. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Campion Hall, Oxford.


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