He holds a DPhil in New Testament studies from the University of Oxford. A missionary with the “Theological Education Initiative” of United World Mission, before becoming a missionary scholar, he was a wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Universität Bonn and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow on the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford. In addition, Christopher is a fellow of the Centre for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics, an Oxford-based think-tank; he is also a research associate of the Department of New Testament at the University of Pretoria. He is author of Luke’s Wealth Ethics (Mohr Siebeck, 2010) and the co-editor of Evangelical Faith and the Challenge of Historical Criticism (SPCK/Baker Academic, 2013) and of Sensitivity to Outsiders (Mohr Siebeck, 2014). His research interests include historical criticism, eschatology, and Christian wealth ethics.
- Responding to the crisis of forced displacement and the armed conflict in Colombia (where I teach theology) as part of the mission of the church and utilizing best practices from the social sciences.
- The development of Christian names for God, for the purpose of facilitating Muslim-Christian dialogue.
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