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Dr Ben Knighton

Research Tutor African Studies and Research Skills

Academic Qualifications: BA (Hons) Industrial Economics (University of Nottingham), PG.Dip Applied Theology (ASCAT London), BA (Hons) Theology (University of Durham), Ph.D (University of Durham)

Ben is a Lay Minister in the Church of England and has served three mission organizations, BCMS, CMS, and OCMS, for a total of 28 years, interleaved by 10 years of full-time study in Higher Education. Fundamental questions of missiological approaches in Africa resulted in his doctoral thesis from the University of Durham, which was then followed by seven years lecturing in Bible, theology, and development. He is the author of The Vitality of Karamojong Religion, as well as articles and reviews in various academic journals. He has presented papers at many international academic conferences and is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

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Interfaith and International Vigil for Peace

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