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Robert A. Hunt

Director of Global Theological Education

Professor of Christian Mission and Interreligious Relations

Director, Center for Evangelism and Missional Church Studies

roberth@smu.edu
214.768.1374

Education

Ph.D., University of Malaya, 1994; M.Div., Southern Methodist University, 1982; B.A., University of Texas, 1977

Teaching Specialties

World Religions, inter-religious dialogue, Islam, mission studies

Research Interests

Interfaith Dialogue, Contemporary Muslim Movements, Theology of Religions, Christian Identity in a Pluralistic World, World Christianity

Selected Publications

::  Christian Identity in a Pluralistic World”, Missiology, Vol. 36, Spring 2009, “Reforming American Views of Muslims: A View from the Trenches.”
::  World Christianity in Muslim Encounter, Vol. 2, ed. Stephen R Goodwin, Continuum Religious Studies (London: Continuum, 2008).
::  “A Response to Ng Kam Weng’s Quest for Covenant Community and Pluralist Democracy in an Islamic Context.” Quest for Covenant Community and Pluralist Democracy in an Islamic Context, ed. Mark Chan (Singapore: Trinity Theological College Press, 2008).
::  Muslim Citizens of a Globalized World (Somerset, NJ: IID Press, 2006).
::  What Every Christian Should Know about Muslim Ideals (New York: GBGM Press, 2003).

Professional Distinctions

President, Association of Professors in Mission (2008-2009), Board of Scholars, Journal of Inter-religious Dialogue, Leadership Team, Christianity in Southeast Asia Research Project, Center for the Study of Christianity in Southeast Asia

 

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