Dr. Nathaniel Samuel
Director, MAPM and MDiv Degree Programs; Assistant Professor of Theological and Ministerial Studies
PhD, Boston College; MA, Boston College; MSc, University College London; BSc, University of the West Indies
Phone: 305-628-6693
Office: Sullivan Hall, Room 104

Nat Samuel teaches courses in religious education, practical theology, and spirituality in the graduate and undergraduate curriculum. His research interests converge on issues of Caribbean religiosity and theology, narrative hermeneutics and imagination. A trained economist, Nathaniel also explores issues at the intersection of faith and economy, particularly with regards to the ethics of economic equality and opportunity. Professional association memberships include: The American Academy of Religion, Religious Education Association, and Black Catholic Theological Symposium. He has been engaged in adult religious education ministry for over twenty years, and involved in community organizing around issues of affordable housing in Miami.

  • Samuel, N., (2015). Re-storied by beauty: On self-understanding in the Ricoeur-Carr discussions on narrative. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics. http://jah.journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/jah/index.php/jah/index
  • Samuel, N., (2014). Building a story together: The Challenge of Conversion in a Plural Age: A Narrative Interpretation. Journal of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium, 8, 77-93.