Institut

für

Afrikastudien

Herr John Chesworth

 
Einladende Institution: Dr. Franz Kogelmann, Islamwissenschaft
Aufenthalt: 19. Juni 2006 - 01. Juli 2006
Heimatuni: St. Paul's United Theological College, Limuru (Kenia)
Schwerpunkt regional: Ostafrika
Forschungsfelder: Christlich-muslimische Beziehungen Christian-muslim relation
Informationen zur Person: John Chesworth participated in the DAAD Summer Academy “Religion and Order in Africa”. He is Honorary Research Fellow at St. Stephen’s House, University of Oxford, and Lecturer and Researcher at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford. He is also an Associate of the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS). His research interests are focused on holy scripture in popular evangelistic and da’wa literature and preaching, Christian-Muslim relations in Africa and Europe, and Islam in Africa. He enriched the Summer Academy with a series of lectures: “Muslim-Christian Relations in Africa – An Overview”, “The Modern Scramble for Africa: Muslim Da’wa and Christian Evangelism” and “The Qur’an and the Bible: How Scripture is Used in Outreach”.