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

Jessie Fubara-Manuel


Lucy Schouten


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

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

10 November

Panel Discussion

Dr Easten Law (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

Alec Simpson

Xie Dingjian


‘The Human Body as Site of Deification and Liberation: A Conversation with Dumitru Staniloae and Ivone Gebara’

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


Centre for the Study of World Christianity