The task of the Burgess lectures is to interpret today's global mission in light of the Christian tradition, the historical experience of the church, and the contemporary situation in the world.
Lecturers from Previous Years
Dr. William Burrows
Research Professor of Missiology in the World Christianity Program
New York Theological Seminary
Dr. Jehu J. Hanciles
Associate Professor of History of Christianity and Globalization, and Director of the Center for Missiological Research, School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Seminary.
Stephan Bevans, S.V.D.
Louis J. Luzbatek, S.V.D. Professor of Mission and Culture, Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, Ill.
S. Mark Heim
Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology, Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, Mass.
Jonathan J. Bonk
Executive Director, Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven, Conn.
Associate Professor of Religion, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa
Executive Director, Global Mission Unit, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
J. Paul Rajashekar
Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Truman Collins Professor of World Mission, School of Theology, Boston University
Henry W. Luce Chair for World Christianity and Mission, McCormick Theological Seminary
Dr. Phillip Bake
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC