Pratap Kumar Penumala

Nidān: International Journal for Indian Studies http://nidan.ukzn.ac.za https://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/Nidan/issue/current [under construction] Degrees Held Phd University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Th. (Comparative Religions), Serampore College, India A. (Philosophy), Sri Venkatesvara University, Tirupati, India D. (Christianity), Serampore College, India A. (English and Telugu Literature) Andhra University, India Research Interests Hinduism, Comparative Religions, South Asian Diaspora, Sociology of

Maarman Samuel Tshehla

Degrees Held PhD (UKZN) M Th (cum laude) B Th Hons (cum laude) B Th (summa cum laude) Research Interests Gospels Vernacular hermeneutics and theologies Women in early Christian communities Teaching Interests New Testament Exegesis African Biblical Hermeneutics Bible Translation Early Christian Reception of the Bible Selected Publications Books Journal Articles Chapters in Books Books

Isaiah Aduojo Negedu

Degrees Held 2005 Phil, (Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome) 2009 Master of Arts in Philosophy, (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka) 2010 G.D.E. (Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto) 2012 D (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka) 2015 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Hons. (Kogi State University, Anyigba) Research Interests African Philosophy, Race Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics Teaching Interests

Paul Decock

Degrees Held MA(Biblical Studies), University of Natal; ThD (Biblical Studies) Gregorian University, Rome. Research Interests Jewish and Early Christian Apocalyptic literature History of biblical interpretation, Judaism and Early Christianity Biblical Hermeneutics Philo of Alexandria; Origen Early Christian Spirituality New Testament Books: Luke-Acts; Book of Revelation; Gospel of John Selected Publications Books Journal Articles Chapters in

Deepak Mistrey

Degrees Held Masters (Philosophy, UKZN) Research Interests Moral and political philosophy, epistemology, 20th century Continental philosophy Recent Publications The Gift of Law: Liberty, Legitimacy and Autonomy in ‘The Social Contract’ (SAJP)

Abul Fadl Mohsin Ebrahim

Degrees Held PhD Research Interests Bioethics and Islamic Law Recent Publications 2008. An Introduction to Islamic Medical Jurisprudence. Durban. The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa (220 pages). ISBN 978-0-9802737-0-0. 2011. Reproductive Health and Islamic Values – Ethical and Legal Insights. Durban. The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa. (107 pages). ISBN 978-0-9802737-24. 2012. Ethics

Roderick Hewitt

Degrees Held Diploma in Theology (1973-1976). United Theological College of The West indies BA (Hons) Theology (1974-77). University of the West Indies MPhil Systematic Theology (1994-1995). Kings College, University of London PhD Systematic Theology (1997-2001). Kings College, University of London BA (Hons) (UWI) MPhil,  PhD (Kings College-University of London) Research Interests Ecumenical Theology Missiology, African Theologies in the Diaspora Religion and

Beverly Vencatsamy

As a lecturer, it is important that students emerge from my modules not only with a good knowledge of the text/themes itself but also with the necessary skills that would enable them to ask critical questions but also seek answers. This is especially important when teaching a course on religion, as in many instances there

Simangaliso R. Kumalo

Degrees Held PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa in Theology and Development. Thesis: Education for Social Transformation in South Africa: A Methodist Approach. 2005 Masters University of South Africa, South Africa. Majored in Urban Mission and Development. The Dissertation was: Mission in Communities of the Poor, the Case of Ivory Park Methodist Church, and Midrand. 2001