Miguel Escobar

Writer in Brooklyn, New York

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Miguel Escobar is executive director of Episcopal Divinity School at Union. He is also a writer whose work explores Christianity's complicated and conflicted relationship with money, wealth, and poverty. His first book is The Unjust Steward: Wealth, Poverty, and the Church Today. Email him here.

Miguel earned a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in 2007 and has served in a variety of roles in the Episcopal Church since. He was communications assistant to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, managing program director for the Episcopal Church Foundation, and now works as executive director of Episcopal Divinity School at Union led by Dean Kelly Brown Douglas.

Miguel grew up in the Texas Hill Country and attended Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio where he studied the Roman Catholic social justice tradition, Latin American liberation theologies, and minored in Spanish. He serves on several boards including Episcopal Relief & Development and Forward Movement. Resume available here.