School of Divinity

World Christianity

Tuesdays from 4.10pm to 5.30pm in Rainy Hall and Zoom, unless otherwise noted

All welcome. For Zoom details and any queries please contact Dr Alexander Chow.

Semester 1 - Autumn 2020

Date Speaker Topic

29 September


Welcome Session

13 October

Panel Discussion

Dr Mark McLeister (University of Edinburgh)

Professor Chloë F. Starr (Yale Divinity School)

Dr Kevin Xiyi Yao (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)


‘Researching Chinese Christianity in the 2020s’

27 October  

Student Papers

Nico Brice-Bennett



Jessie Fubara-Manuel


‘Religious Publications and Tanzanian Socio-Political Thought: Umoja and Lutheranism Amongst the Chagga of Kilimanjaro’


‘“Nothing wey no get cure for this world”: Interrogating Healing and the Miraculous for Disability and HIV in Nigeria’

10 November

Panel Discussion

Easten Law (Georgetown University and Overseas Ministries Study Center)

Dr Diane Stinton (Regent College)

Dr Muthuraj Swamy (Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide)


‘Lived Theology: Qualitative Data and Theology in World Christianity’

24 November

Student Papers

Lucy Schouten


Xie Dingjian


‘“Photos can be a problem”: Defining dignity through digital violations in Jordan's refugee crisis’


‘Translating the idea of the Christian Trinity in Tang China (618-907)’


Centre for the Study of World Christianity