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The Gerald H. Anderson Lectures

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

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Announcing the 2024 Gerald H. Anderson Lecturers

We are pleased to announce the 2024 Gerald H. Anderson lecturers, each of whom will be giving keynotes at the Princeton Theological Seminary World Christianity Conference at the University of Ghana in Legon, Ghana, from March 11-15 on the theme, “Revisiting Women and Gender in World Christianity”

Dr. Ivone Gebara

Pontifical Roman Catholic University of São Paulo

Dr. Egodi Uchendu

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Dr. Kwok Pui-Lan

Candler School of Theology at Emory University

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The 2022 Gerald H. Anderson Lecture:


Dr. Dana Robert (Boston University) gave the inaugural lecture on June 9, 2022,
in conjunction with OMSC’s Centenary Celebration.

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Dr. 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 PhD 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, Mission Legacies, and the Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions among many others. To learn more about Dr. Anderson please read his article “My Pilgrimage in Mission” as printed in the July 2005 issue of the IBMR and visit the Gerald H. Anderson Collection at the Yale Divinity School Archives.


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