The Revd Dr Graham Adams

Tutor in Mission studies, Empire and Religious Diversity

Graham is a Northern College tutor, programme leader for the MA and ordained Congregational minister, who teaches Mission Studies in the context of global Christianity and religious diversity and dialogue. His research interests include ‘the solidarity of the shaken’ (Andrew Shanks’s understanding of the ‘kingdom’ to which the church contributes), and mission in the context of contemporary ‘Empire’.

Publications

Adams, G. (2019). Ephphatha! DARE to be opened!: Scripture, its civil war, shakenness. In J. Havea (Ed.), Scripture and resistance (pp. 17-30). London: Lexington Books/ Fortress Academic

Adams, G. (2019). Theology of religions: Through the lens of ‘truth-as-openness.’ New York: Brill.

Adams, G. (2017). Justice is the heart of faith: Truth in a world of propaganda. In V. Vellem., P. Sheerattan-Bisnauth and P. Vinod Peacock, Bible and theology from underside of Empire (pp. 33-46). South Africa: African Sun Media. [E-book]

Adams, G. (2017). Doubting Empire: Growing as faithful children. In V. Vellem., P. Sheerattan-Bisnauth and P. Vinod Peacock, Bible and theology from underside of Empire (pp. 83-92). South Africa: African Sun Media. [E-book]

Adams, G. (2016). Shaking the typology: being honest and hospitable. In E. J. Harris, P. Hedges & S. Hettiarachchi (Eds.), Twenty-first century theologies of religion: Retrospection and future prospects (pp. 11-28). Leiden: Brill-Rodophi.

Adams, G. (2015). How to assess religions – the importance of being scandalous [Lecture].

Adams, G. (2010). Christ and the other: In dialogue with Hick and Newbigin. Surrey: Ashgate.

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