Appointment of new CCCW Director

The Henry Martyn Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Muthuraj Swamy as Director of the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide.

Dr Muthuraj Swamy (PhD Edinburgh) is currently the Dean of Theology in the Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India, where he is also the Dean of Postgraduate Studies, and a Visiting Fellow at St. John’s College, Durham University. He comes with rich cross-cultural experience in theological education, world Christianity, interfaith engagement and church involvement. He has published widely and is the author of the recent book The Problem with Interreligious Dialogue: Plurality, Conflict and Elitism in Hindu-Christian-Muslim Relationships (Bloomsbury, 2016).

He has been commissioned to write the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book 2019 on the theme reconciliation (SPCK, London & ISPCK, Delhi, 2019). He is leading the Mission Theology in the Anglican Communion (MTAC) project  and is the Editor of its book series written by theologians from the global South. The MTAC series include three Pre-Lambeth Conference books on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s three priorities – Reconciliation, Evangelism and Witness, and Prayer – in preparation of the Lambeth Conference 2020.

Dr Swamy will take up the post in April 2018.