Wadkins Heralded for "The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador"

March 13, 2019


BUFFALO, NY - The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley awarded Timothy D. Wadkins, PhD, its prestigious Borsch-Rast Book Prize and Lectureship award. 

The center for the graduate study of religion recognized the religious studies professor for his innovative and creative theological scholarship. GTU also heralded Wadkins’ 2017 book, The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador, which traces the Protestant-Evangelical renaissance and its deep interactive connection to modernization in El Salvador. 

Wadkins is a 1988 alumnus of GTU.