Vinicius was born and grew up in Araruama, Brazil. He works in constructive theology, religious thought, and ethics. His research and teaching engage theological debates about the political economy, racial and economic justice, and human dignity. Before pivoting towards the study of religion and theology, Vinicius was a constitutional lawyer.

Education 
ABD, Theology, University of Chicago
MA, Religious Studies, University of Chicago
BA, Law, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

 

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