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Dr John Hitchen

Senior Lecturer in Mission, School of Mission & Ministry, Laidlaw-Carey Graduate


BA, BD, PhD (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)
Senior Lecturer in Mission, School of Mission & Ministry, Laidlaw-Carey Graduate
Formerly: Acting Dean, School of Global Mission; Lecturer in Mission, Laidlaw-Carey Graduate School
Areas: Contextualization of the Gospel in the West, particularly in New Zealand and the South West Pacific. Formation of Missionary worldview. Theology and Practice of Mission, particularly to and from New Zealand and the South West Pacific.Theological and Missionary Education, particularly in and for the Third World. Tertiary theological and mission education developments in Australasia and the Pacific
Publications: ‘The Missional, Multi-ethnic Nature of the Church’, in Bruce Patrick (Ed.), New Vision New Zealand: Volume III, Auckland: Vision Network of New Zealand, 2008. ‘What It Means To Be an Evangelical Today – An Antipodean Perspective’ Part1 ‘Mapping Our Movement’ and Part 2 ‘Confirming Our Core & Engaging Our Changed Context’, Evangelical Quarterly 76:2 (Jan 2004 and April 2004). ‘Relations between Missiology and Anthropology Then and Now – Insights from the Contribution to Ethnography and Anthropology by Nineteenth Century Missionaries in the South Pacific’, Missiology, Vol 30(4) October 2002. ‘Involved in Politics … Why?’, in Bruce Patrick, (Ed.) The Vision New Zealand Congress 1997, Auckland: Vision New Zealand, 1997. Evangelism and Mission -What is the Gospel?, Auckland: Impetus Publications. 1996