Announcing OMSC@PTS’s inaugural LAMIN SANNEH RESEARCH GRANT (2021-23) Awardees

OMSC@PTS is delighted to award Davi C. Ribeiro Lin and Tala Raheb our inaugural Lamin Sanneh Research Grants ($10,000 each). Their projects contain great promise for expanding the horizons of mission studies, world Christianity, and intercultural theology, utilizing multi-disciplinary approaches that integrate theology, history, and social sciences to advance our understanding of the world Christian movement. Please join us in celebrating their work and scholarship!

Davi C. Ribeiro Lin

Davi C. Ribeiro Lin is a professor at Seminário Teológico Servo de Cristo, teaching on the intersection of spiritual theology, counseling psychology, and the therapeutic ideas of Augustine of Hippo. He is a licensed psychologist in Brazil and an evangelical pastor at Comunidade Evangelical do Castelo. Davi holds a joint doctorate in theology from KU Leuven, Belgium and Faculdade Jesuíta, Brazil. 

Research Project Title: Theography as Cura Animarum: Augustine’s Confessions as Narrative Meaning Making for Mental Health

tala raheb

Tala Raheb is a doctoral candidate in West and South Asian Religions (WSAR) at Emory University. In addition to her work in WSAR, Tala is pursuing a concentration in World Christianity. Her dissertation examines how Palestinian Americans interact with Christian Zionism at the intersection of American religion and politics. Tala received her BA from St. Olaf College, and her MTS from Candler School of Theology. 

Research Project Title: “Singing Allah’s song in a Foreign Land”: Palestinians and Christian Zionism in America

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