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Anderson Jeremiah

County South

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YL

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 5 92415

Office Hours:

Michaelmas Term: Wednesday 1-3pm

Lent Term: Thursday 11am-1pm

I dont run office hours during summer term, but can be reached by e-mail. 


Research overview

My research develops a localised perspective of the growth and expansion of Global Christianity. From anthropological and sociological perspectives I accentuate the heterogeneity and plurality of lived Christian experience in different contexts, thus bringing to focus the interface between culture, worldview and belief. I am also increasingly interested in the impact of globalisation and migration on religious belonging and the resulting changes on contemporary Christianity. Within the broad academic research on the hybridisation of religion, I particularly work on Christianity, with special interest in the social and political implications of Christian growth particularly in Asia and Africa.

PhD supervision

I welcome potential doctoral students in the following research areas: Christian Theology, Recent trends in World Christianity, Globalisation and Christianity, Contextual and Practical Theology, Issues of Immigration and Diaspora in Christianity, Christianity: Tradition and Transformations, Dalit Studies, Postcolonial Approaches in Biblical Hermeneutics and Theology, Liberation Theologies, Christianity and other Religions, Religion and Politics in South Asia, Anthropology of Christianity

Research Interests

Anderson Jeremiah holds a Ph.D degree from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity at New College, the University of Edinburgh and is an ordained Anglican Priest. His areas of academic interest include Christian Theology in Asia, Postcolonial Approaches to Theology, Diaspora Christianity, Dalit Studies, Contextual Theologies, History of Christianity, Modern Missionary Movements, Inculturation, Recent trends in World Christianity, Biblical Hermeneutics, Economics and Liberation Theology, Interface between Christianity and other Religions, Inter-Faith Understanding, Religious fundamentalism and Politics, Hinduism and Buddhism, and Religious Studies. His recent research in collaboration with local churches in UK includes: 'Traditions in Conflict: the impact of immigrant-based churches on traditional church bodies in the UK', 'The Changing 'Colour' of World Christianity: understanding the trends in the modern growth and expansion of Christianity'


Current Teaching

Michaelmas Term:

EPR100: Ethics, Philosophy and Religion

PPR360: Modern Christian Thought

PPR470: Studying Religion (M.A)  

Lent Term:

Rst 100: Religions in the Modern World

PPR239: Indian Politics, Society and Religion

PPR391d: Contemporary Themes in Global Christianity

Research Grants

FASS Early Career Small Grant (2013- )

Knowledge Exchange Fellowship (2013-2015)

Knowledge Exchange Fellowship (2014-2016)

External Roles

Pathway Representative, Theology and Religious Studies, AHRC North West Doctoral Training Programme 

Missiology Studies Coordinator, the Scottish Episcopal Institute (TISEC)

Co-ordinator, PPR-Lancaster University Ghana Link 

Trustee, Lancashire Forum of Faiths



  • PhD in Theology and Religious Studies, Centre for the Study of World Christianity, New College, University of Edinburgh
  • Bachelor of Divinity, United Theological College, Bangalore, India
  • M.A and M. Phil. in Philosophy and Religion, Madras Christian College, University of Madras, India
  • B.A. in English Literature, Voorhees College, University of Madras, India

 Other Professional qualifications:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Ecumenical Studies and Theology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cross-Cultural Mission Studies and Kirkagardian Studies, Copenhagen University, Denmark
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills, Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad, India
  • Clinical Pastoral Education, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

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