James Elisha TanetiDirector of the Syngman Rhee Global Mission Center and Assistant Professor of World Christianity
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Union Presbyterian Seminary, Ph.D.
Princeton Theological Seminary, Th.M.
Western Theological Seminary, Th.M.
United Theological College, B.D., M.Th.
Serampore College, B.Th.
An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, James has earlier ministered in church, classroom, clinical, and correctional settings. After completing his theological education at the United Theological College, India, James pursued and received a master’s degree at Princeton Theological Seminary and a doctoral degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary. His area of expertise is on Christianity outside the western hemisphere. In addition to numerous essays and book reviews, James has authored three books about Christianity in South Asia. James and his wife Mary have two college-going children-Vismai and Vismitha.
James Elisha Taneti, Caste, Gender, and Christianity in Colonial India: Telugu Women in Mission (Postcolonialism and Religions) (Palgrave Macmillan)
James Elisha Taneti, History of the Telugu Christians: A Bibliography (ATLA Bibliography Series) (Scarecrow Press)
James Elisha Taneti, Telugu Christians (Fortress Press)