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The Current State of the Field: Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe

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The Current State of the Field: Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe

Presentation #1 Abstract

This session featured three presentations on 20th-century preaching in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

At-A-Glance Bios- Presenter #1

Sayed Alam is an Assistant Professor of World Religions at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. He is also the director of the Alam Institute in Islamabad.

At-A-Glance Bios- Presenter #2

Ishaya Anthony is an Anglican priest and a research fellow at the Department of Practical Theology and Missiology, Stellenbosch University, and the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Anthony is a joint PhD candidate at the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Western Cape and the Faculty of Educational Science, Ghent University, Belgium. His PhD focuses on religious media as sites for public pedagogy and its relationship to literacy development in Africa. His research interests intersect on the nexus between religion, media, and education in Africa.

At-A-Glance Bios- Presenter #3

Philipp Reisner is a lecturer at the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. In his multidisciplinary research, he focuses on biblical theology, religion and contemporary New English and American literature. His dissertation on the New English theologian Cotton Mather (1663–1728), in which he examines Mather’s theological role in the context of early modern society, appeared in 2012. He completed his habilitation thesis on contemporary Anglo-American poetry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in 2021.

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The Current State of the Field: Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe

This session featured three presentations on 20th-century preaching in Africa, Asia, and Europe.