Researchers

Dr. Georges Pirwoth Atido
Universite Shalom de Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo

Team Leader

George Pirwoth Atido is an Associate Professor of Missiology and world Christianity at the Université Shalom de Bunia in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  He holds a PhD in World Christianity from the Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya with a thesis titled “Religious Identity and Mobility among Alur Christians in Northeastern Congo”. Dr Atido’s teaching areas include Africa Indigenous Religion, Africa Instituted Churches, Theology of Missions, and Religious Mobility and Religious revitalization. Prof. Atido is a Langham Scholar, a member of the African Society of Evangelical Theology (ASET) and a researcher with the Centre de Recherche Shalom in Congo. His broad research interests include interrogating African indigenous expression of Christianity and their connectedness with the African economic, social and political context. His most recent publications on this area include “Revitalization in the Congo: The Living Stones Movement in Bunia" and “From seminary to university at Bunia: A Paradigmatic Mission Refocus” in Emerging Patterns of African Christian Identity in Urban Settings published by Acton in 2016.

 

Ass Prof. Enosh Anguandia Adia
Universite Shalom de Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo

Team Member

Dr. Enosh Anguandia Adia is an Associate Professor of missiology and practical theology at the Université Shalom de Bunia in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He holds a PhD in Practical Theology from the South African Theological Seminary (Johannesburg, South Africa) with a thesis titled “Christian nominalism in church membership: A case study of the church in the town of Bunia.” Dr. Anguandia’s teaching areas include Evangelism in the African Context, Mobilization for Missions, Research Methods in Missions, and Biblical Foundation for Management and Environment. His broad research interests include probing the understanding and practices of holistic ministries in African Christianity. His most recent publications in this area include: "Une nouvelle sagesse d’habiter le monde : Vers une redécouverte de la dimension écologique de l’évangile’  published in  Revue Théologique Shalom, 2010 and ‘Le rôle des institutions de formation biblique et théologique dans la promotion des soins de la création’e published in Revue Théologique Shalom, 2015.

 

Ass Prof. Gilbert Umvor Keno
Institut Superieur Pedagogique de Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo

Team Member

Gilbert Umvor Keno is an Associate Professor of History and Sociology at the Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Bunia in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He holds a PhD in History from the Université Pédagogique Nationale de Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo with a thesis titled “La déstructuration politique dans Territoire de Mahagi par l’Etat colonial Belge (1898-1960)” His teaching areas include the History of the Democratic Republic of Congo, African Cultural Anthropology and African Colonization. His broad research interests include examining the repercussions of Christianity and colonization on the contemporary African society. His most recent publications in this area include a book titled “Essai d’histoire politique des Alur de la R.D.Congo”  published by the Centre de Recherche sur la Mentalité ‘Eugemonia’, Kinshasa, 2014 and a collaborative book called “La monographie de l’Ituri”  published by Tervuren (Belgium), 2015.

 
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01 June, 2017

Dissemination Conference

Nagel Research Book Project: ‘The Nation That Fears God Prospers’: A Zambian Pentecostal Theology of Nations

Northmead Assembly of God, Resource Centre

Saturday, May, 27 2017, Lusaka, Zambia

By: Dr Chammah J. Kaunda

 

On Saturday, 27 May 2017, we held the dissemination conference in Lusaka, Zambia. The

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"The Healing City: Faith of Unity Prayer Camp in Kapyemi, Uganda" - Nsibidi Institute, 12 June 2017 (online)
28 June, 2017

By: Asonzeh Ukah

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