School of Divinity

World Christianity

Tuesdays, 4:10pm, in the Martin Hall unless otherwise stated

All welcome. For enquiries, please contact Dr Pedro Feitoza:

Semester 1 - Autumn 2023

Date Speaker Topic

3 October

Agana-Nsiire Agana (University of Edinburgh)


Elilo Ezung (University of Edinburgh)

"A Digital Theological Investigation of Identity Among Ghanaian Youth"


“Your Daughters Shall Prophecy”: Charismata and Women’s Influence in Naga Christianity"

17 October

Leanne Williams Green (Trinity College, Cambridge)

"Reasonable Suffering: Baptist Accounts of Sin and Responsibility in Postcolonial Harare"

31 October

Harvey Kwiyani (Global Connections)

"African Christian Identity in the Age of World Christianity: John Mbiti and Byang Kato, 50 Years Later"

21 November

Robert Heimburger (Cardiff University)

"Debating Forgiveness During Armed Conflict: Colombian Conflict Survivors’ Christian Ethic of Forgiveness and its Philosophical Critics"

28 November 

Brian Stanley (editor), Ingrid Walls, Kenneth Ross, Emma Wild-Wood, and Ray Burbank

Book launch

"The Missionary Movement from the West" by Andrew Walls with Brian Stanley (editor), Ingrid Walls, Kenneth Ross, Emma Wild-Wood, and Ray Burbank

Wednesday 29 November

Professor Esther Mombo (St. Paul’s University, Kenya)

Cunningham Lecture

Semester 1 - Autumn 2022

Date Speaker Topic

20 September

Panel & student discussion on Renie Chow Choy Ancestral feeling: Postcolonial Thoughts on Western Christian Heritage.

‘Western Christian Heritage: What does it mean for World Christianity’

Thursday 22 September

Professors Rachel Muers, Jolyon Mitchell & Emma Wild-Wood, and Drs Anja Klein & Salam Rassi, chaired by Dr Holtschneider.

Whole School Research Seminar

Inter-disciplinary panel event reflecting on Professor Rachel Muers’ article '"Justly Shall You Pursue Justice": Theological Approaches to Evaluative Injustice'

CSWC students are strongly encouraged to attend.  

Friday 30 September

*Rainy Hall

Elizabeth Marteijn

PhD Alumna Lecture (Class of 2022): “Baraka without Boundaries: The Christian-Muslim Encounter in Shared Shrines in Palestine”

18 October

Abel Ugba (University of Leeds)

The Nurse and her Prayer of Defiance: religious globalization and divine healing experiences of Pentecostal Africans in Britain.’

1 November

Pedro Feitoza (Lecturer in Latin American Christianity)

'Religion and Regionalism in Brazil: The Dynamics of Evangelical Conversion and the Making of Caipira​​​​​​ culture, 1860-1940'

Seminar held with History of Christianity 

Monday 7 November

John Coffey (University of Leicester)

'Black Protestantism and the Demerara Slave Revolt (1823)' with History of Christianity.

15 November

Peniel Rajkumar (USPG, Ripon College Cuddeston)

"No one can serve Christ and Caste": Indian Ecumenical Attempts to Combat Caste.’


Centre for the Study of World Christianity