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The Advent of World Christianity

Andrew Walls

No other twentieth-century figure has been as instrumental in developing the study of World Christianity as Andrew Walls. As founder of the “Journal of Religion in Africa” in 1967, “Studies in World Christianity” in 1995, and the Centre for the Study of World Christianity in 1982, Walls has had a unique influence in the creation of this area of academic research. Andrew Walls currently holds professorial titles at Liverpool Hope University, the University of Edinburgh, Africa International University’s Center for World Christianity, and the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture. This interview was originally published on May 6, 2017.

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