gerald andersonThe Gerald H. Anderson Lectures

Each year OMSC@PTS will invite one or two leading scholars in Mission Studies, World Christianity, Intercultural Theology or a cognate discipline to deliver public lectures at the annual PTS World Christianity Conference.  These lectures are name in honor of Gerald H. Anderson.

Gerald H. Anderson was Director of the Overseas Ministries Study Center from 1976-2000. He was formerly Academic Dean and Professor of Church History at Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines, President of Scarritt College in Nashville, Tennessee, and Senior Research Associate in the Southeast Asia Studies Program at Cornell University.

A former Fulbright Scholar, he studied at the universities of Marburg, Germany; Geneva, Switzerland; and Edinburgh, Scotland. He has a Ph.D. from Boston University, and honorary doctorates from Albertus Magnus College, Asbury Theological Seminary, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

He is the editor and co-author of The Theology of the Christian Mission, Christ and Crisis in Southeast AsiaAsian Voices in Christian TheologyStudies in Philippine Church History, and the Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions


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