The Rev. Dr. Muthuraj Swamy is director of the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide, Cambridge, UK, and project manager of Theological Education for Mission in the Anglican Communion, based in London. He earned a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in Religious Studies and formerly served as dean of theology and dean of postgraduate studies at Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India. He is a member of the Church of South India, and was recently ordained in the Diocese of Ely in the Church of England. He has worked with interreligious organizations in India for several years promoting conflict resolution and peace building programs. In 2017, he did a three-month sabbatical at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and is now a visiting fellow at St. John’s College, Durham.
Muthuraj is the author of The Problem with Interreligious Dialogue: Plurality, Conflict and Elitism in Hindu-Christian-Muslim Relationships (Bloomsbury, 2016) and Reconciliation: The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2019 (SPCK, 2018). He co-edited Christian Engagement for Social Change: The Role of Theological Education (Christian World Imprints, 2018), and is co-editor of three volumes in advance of the Lambeth Conference based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s three priorities: Walking Together: Global Anglican Perspectives on Reconciliation; Witnessing Together: Global Anglican Perspectives on Evangelism and Witness; Listening Together: Global Anglican Perspectives on Renewal of Prayer and the Religious Life — all published by the Anglican Communion Office in London, and Forward Movement in USA.
By Muthuraj Swamy
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