Book Review: Jennings, Willie James. After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging. Theological Education Between the Times. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2020.

From his long years in theology, Willie James Jennings has produced an insightful book, After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging Jennings speaks honestly about how he has been affected by theological structures governed by White colonial thought His strong sense of historical consciousness leads..... read more

Towards perspective transformation: Transformative learning in a Majority World MTh program with implications for Majority World theological education

Abstract Transformative learning is essential for effective theological education A case study of a Majority World MTh program explores the extent to which perspective transformation (how people process their experiences, leading to transformed, new ways of relating and acting) occurred in the..... read more

Doxology and De-Colonizing Theological Thinking in Pakistan

An Indian Global Research Institute (GRI) scholar at the Center for Missiological Research (CMR) of Fuller Theological Seminary asked three questions around the dinner table a few years ago: “Are there any Pakistani Christian theological contributions in any field (ie, Biblical, Systematic,..... read more

Faith Seeking Understanding in the Indian Himalayan Region

Abstract Theological education in the Indian Himalayan region, like the region itself, stands in continuity and discontinuity with the rest of India and the Global Church This article offers a picture of theological education in the region to show both its distinctness and oneness with broader..... read more

Voices from Asia

The cover of this issue of the InSights Journal for Global Theological Education features artwork from Katsuhika Hokusai, “Kajikazawa in Kai Province,” from his series, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, produced in the first half of the nineteenth century The image depicts a fisherman casting a..... read more


During the first decades of the 21st century, two (apparently independent) schools of thought on seminary formation gained steam The first school centered on holistic formation, on training the student as a whole person, as opposed to replicating traditional program designs that tacitly treated..... read more

Holistic Formation in MW Theological Schools

Formation is the main activity of any seminary or theological school Traditionally, seminaries have been spaces designated by churches for the training – formation – of their leaders, mainly pastors and missionaries More recently, this audience has expanded to include others involved in the..... read more

Holistic Formation at Asian Theological Seminary

Introduction  Asian Theological Seminary (ATS) defines formation as a process to train Christian workers for specific vocations These workers will not just serve the church in the narrow sense; they will “serve in some capacity in the ministry of the Church, whether in the local church,..... read more

Holistic Formation in Context: Considerations from a Middle Eastern Evangelical Seminary

Abstract  Recent literature on formation in theological education points to the need to consider Majority World approaches to holistic formation This article reports on how formation is defined, pursued, and assessed at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon ABTS has had..... read more

Holistic Formation in Africa During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Experiences from the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture 

Abstract  The Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture (ACI) (Ghana) is committed to “training Christian workers and leaders for effective mission in the African Context”, ACI trains both clergy and lay people from different denominations and diverse educational..... read more