#21: Joshva Raja – Ivory Towers & Muddy Grounds: Theological Education Today – Podcast
#21: Joshva Raja – Ivory Towers & Muddy Grounds: Theological Education Today
Joshva Raja and Graham Hill discuss “Ivory Towers & Muddy Grounds”: Developing holistic and fresh approaches to theological education and to contextual and indigenous theology. The GlobalChurch Project, Podcast Episode 21.
Joshva Raja is ordained in the Church of South India from the Tirunelveli Diocese. He has served for many years among the urban poor in South Asia. He has also 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 is tutor of World Mission at the Selly Oak Centre for Mission Studies and MA Mission Pathway leader.
Joshva edits an online journal of mission, Rethinking Mission, jointly run by the Methodist Church in Britain and USPG-Anglicans in Mission. He is 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.