Professor Patrick Sookhdeo
Islamics, Mission Studies and Religious LibertyView Bio
Dr. Joshva Raja John.
Associate Director of OCRPLView Bio
Canon Dr Chris Sugden
Co-Dean, Mission Studies and EthicsView Bio
Dr Prasad D R J Phillips
Distance Learning Coordinator and TutorView Bio
Dr Nick Ridley
Fellow OCRPL and Research Associate, University of PretoriaView Bio
Professor Christopher Byaruhanga
Uganda Christian University. Systematic Theology
Sheikh Dr Muhammed Yusuf Al-Hussaini
Dr Adekoya Julius
Dr Vinay Samuel
Dr Ruth Samuel
For Stellenbosch University
Dr Len Hansen, Director of Research and Chairman of University Ethics Committee.
Dr Jurgens Hendricks, Emeritus Professor in Practical Theology and Missiology.
For University of Pretoria
Professor Wim Dreyer, Senior Lecturer, Systematic and Historical Theology.
Dr Maniraj Sukdaven, Senior Lecturer, Religion Studies.
Bishop Dr Joshua Banda, Zambia, Social Science Research.
Rev Dr J Andrew Kirk, UK, former Argentina, Philosophy and Mission Theology.
Rev Dr Christopher JH Wright, Ministries Director, Langham Partnership, Old Testament.
Fr Steven Bevans, Contextual Theologies.
Researchers, both men and women are currently enrolled from the following countries:
Antingua, Bahamas, Columbia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Uganda,
Their topics cover the fields of politics and governance, combatting terrorism and violence, corruption, children, education, the experience of disabled and of marginalised peoples, justice, land rights, division in denominations, traditional religious and cultural beliefs, discipleship training, mission partnerships, work ethics, holistic mission practice, media and use of social networks, engaging with islamisation, gender violence, and ministry among refugee communities. All these topics are researched in relation to the relevant biblical, cultural, theological, sociological and religious studies.
Professor Patrick Sookhdeo, Chair (exec director)
Dr Vinay Samuel (member)
Canon Dr Chris Sugden (co-dean and member)
Hendrik Storm (treasurer)
Dr. Joshva Raja John (co-dean)