Rev Dr. Joshua D. Settles
Senior Research FellowPhone: +233-342091490/1
BSc. Business – Finance (Univ. of Tennessee), M.A. History – Modern Europe (Univ. of Tennessee), M.A. Theology – Holistic Missions & Development (Akropong), PhD Theology (Akropong)
Primal Religion & Spirituality
African American Christianity
Christianity & the Arts
Studies in Spirituality, Primal & Christian
Christian History as Mission History
Biblical Texts in World Christian Perspective: Liberation, Justice, & Reconciliation
Studies in Diaspora & World Christianity
Christian Faith & Primal Religions of the World with Special Reference to Africa
Aspects of World Christian History
Deputy Director Institute for Christian Impact
Senior Ministry Specialist InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA
Board Member JLife Ghana
Board Member Step Missions International
Youth Pastor Praise Community Church
‘The “Surprise” in Mission History: Prospects for African Cross-Cultural Mission to the West’, Evangelical Review of Theology, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Nov 2021). Co-authored with Ebenezer Blasu.
‘Implications of Interreligious Dialogue for the Methodology of Christian Theological Formation’, Journal of African Christian Thought, Vol. 24, No. 1 (June 2021).
‘The Place of Christianity in the Critical Debates of Africana Religious Studies’, Journal of Africana Religions, Vol. 9, No 1 (2021).
‘The Gospel, Translation and the Inherent Vulnerability of Christianity: Implications of Acts 2 for Contemporary African Christianity’, Journal of African Christian Thought, Vol. 23, No 2 (Dec 2020).
‘Rectifying the Distorted Lens: A Black American Perspective on Scripture as the Hermeneutic of Culture and Tradition’, Journal of African Christian Thought, Vol. 21, No.1 (June 2018).
‘Engaging Issues of Primal Spirituality and Identity: An Analysis of Short Term Mission Training’, Journal of African Christian Thought, Vol.17, No. 2 (December 2014).