Posts by Joshva John

Joshva is ordained in the Church of South India from the Tirunelveli Diocese. He has served in a parish in Edinburgh, Scotland when he also gained his doctorate from the University of that city. Joshva was an Associate Professor, Chairperson of the Department of The Gospel, Culture and Communication at the United Theological College in Bangalore. He was tutor of World Mission at the Selly Oak Centre for Mission Studies and MA Mission Pathway leader and is a research fellow at Queens Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham UK. Joshva edited an online journal of mission, Rethinking Mission, jointly run by the Methodist Church in Britain and USPG-Anglicans in Mission. Among his published works are: Handbook on Theological Education 2010 Regnum Publishers Oxford (ed) Reconstructing Mission 2010 SOCMS Birmingham (ed) Witnessing Christ in Multicultural Context 2011 LWS Geneva Convergence of Media and Theology, America Publish 2011, New York He was a member of the Management Committee of Network for Interfaith Concerns of the Anglican Communion. He also works with WCC ETE in developing theological education around the world. His areas of specialisations are Christian Alternative Communication, Applied Mission and Cultural Anthropological studies.

  • Understanding Living Islam

    Spirituality, Structures, Society and Sects A detailed study of the practices, family life, social structures, spirituality and sects of Muslims today. Including extensive quotations from Islamic sources, the book is […]

  • With the Eye of Faith

    Meditations and Prayers This book of 98 meditations and prayers is intended to help the reader encounter God and His love in a variety of situations, whether joyful praise or […]

  • Stellenbosch PhD Two-Week Seminar

    OCRPL and Stellenbosch University Post-graduate researchers meet online for two weeks Church leaders in Africa, Asia and Latin America, especially in countries where Christians are not only a minority but […]

  • Patrick Sookhdeo’s Research Method

    During the recent Stellenbosch DPhil research and methodologies seminar, Professor Patrick Sookhdeo presented a paper on his research methodologies. This paper outlines his approach to research, information, and teaching, and […]

  • Addressing the challenges of the African Church through research.

    The fourth seminar of the OCRPL/Stellenbosch University Ph D programme met at the Theology Faculty of Stellenbosch University from September 2. They are photographed here with the Dean, Research Director […]