Phone: (787) 940-6156
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Anthony Manuel Cruz Pantojas is an anthropologist, rising theologian, and trans-religious scholar. Originally from Caguas, Puerto Rico, he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology at the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico and a Master of Theological Studies at Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School. Anthony is currently enrolled in the Master in Leadership Studies with a concentration in Humanism at Meadville Lombard Theological School, a program sponsored in partnership with the American Humanist Center for Education. He has spent the first years of his career studying the intersections of anthropology, theology, and religion seeking to create spaces of renewed imagination and collective liberation. Anthony is an aspirant for ministry in the Unitarian Universalist Association, currently serving as an intern minister at The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist.
In his previous speaking engagements, Anthony has presented What’s love got to do with it (2017) at the Washington Ethical Society, Might there be something prophetic within relationships? Re-imagining ethical communities through meaning and wonder (2019) at the Root & Reseed Decolonizing Ethical Humanism workshop at Riverdale & Yonkers Ethical Society, and Today’s Humanism—Passionate & Inclusive Trends in Congregational Humanism (2020) at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento.
Anthony Cruz is interested in speaking opportunities about applied anthropology, inter-religious dialogue, human flourishing, and collective liberation.
Compensation is negotiable. For in-person events, travel, accommodations, and meals must be covered along with an honorarium. Virtual events require an honorarium only.