Jim Harries is adjunct faculty at William Carey International University and chairman of the Alliance for Vulnerable Mission. He earned a PhD in theology from the University of Birmingham (U.K.) in 2007. He lives and ministers in Kenya, with an orientation to indigenous churches, using local languages.

Theological Education in Africa Using Indigenous Languages

Abstract My research finds that theological education in English in East Africa creates several problems: 1) It keeps indigenous believers from communicating their faith directly in their heart-language 2) It does not account for variations between regional dialects of English 3) English may be..... read more