|Religious Education Essayists'
is currently Assistant Professor at the Divinity School of
University in Turkey. He has taught at various universities
University, Bilkent University, and Gregorian University.
His specialty is Islamic
Philosophy and Theology.
Wenko Chan teaches
at National Tong-Shi Vocational School in Taichung County,
Taiwan. He is also working on a Ph.D. comparing citizenship
education in the U.K.
with the new 'Life Education' program in Taiwan.
is Professor of Comparative Religion and Director of the Institute
for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University
of Cape Town. He is the
author or editor of fifteen books in the study of religion,
including Religions of South
Africa, Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion
in Southern Africa,
and Christianity: A Global History.
Bruce Grelle is
Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Religion
and Public Education Resource Center at California State University,
Chico. He was co-editor (with Sumner B. Twiss) of Explorations
in Global Ethics: Comparative Religious
Ethics and Inter-religious Dialogue. He serves on the American
Religion's "Religion in the Schools" Task Force.
John M Hull is
Professor of Religious Education at the University of Birmingham,
England. His most recent books are Glaube und Bildung, Utopian
Religious and Spiritual Values in Schools, and In the Beginning
There was Darkness.
is the Director of the Centre for Religious Pedagogy in St.
Petersburg.He delivers lectures at the A.I. Herzen State Pedagogical
University and the Russian Christian Humanitarian Institute.
He is the author of several books on popular theology including,
Iskushenie i pobeda sviatogo Iova and Poedinok Iakova.
B Aisha Lemu
is Director General of the Islamic Education Trust (IET) in
Niger State, Nigeria. The IET runs several schools where various
aspects of faith-based education are under experiment. Ms.
Lemu is also the author of a number of textbooks on Islamic
Studies which are widely used in Nigerian schools.
is Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Education
at National Taiwan Normal University. He is also an active
member of the working committee for the 'Life Education' program
at the Ministry of Education in Taiwan.
is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Stranmillis University
College, Belfast. He has over a decade of experience in joint
Catholic-Protestant programs of education and is also Secretary
of the Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum and a member of
the Corrymeela Community.
Graham Rossiter is
Associate Professor and Head of the School of Religious
Education at Australian Catholic University in Sydney. He
is also director of the
Cardinal Clancy Centre for Research in the Spiritual, Moral,
Religious, and Pastoral
Dimensions of Education. He has published a number of books
Paul E Sigmund is
Professor of Politics at Princeton University where he specializes
in political theory and Latin American politics. He has taught
at Harvard University, Bryn Mawr, and universities in Ghana,
and Chile. He has written or edited 19 books, the most recent
of which are Religious Freedom and Evangelization in Latin
America and Chile, 1973-1998: The Coup and its Consequences.
taught Islamic Studies at the University of Birmingham, England.
He has also served as Director of the World Council of Church's
program on "Dialogue with People of Living Faiths and
Ideologies" and as Secretary General of the World
Conference on Religion and Peace. He presently represents
Association for Religious Freedom at the UN's Geneva office.