The Academic Chair

2006 marks the establishment of the Academic Chair – ‘The Church in the Context of Islam’ Foundation. The board of the foundation is the employer of the endowed professor. The board governs, guards, and manages the positioning and development of the Chair in relation to its objectives.

The Chair’s research aims to develop a Christian theology in the context of Islam, revolving around the theological challenges Islam presents for Church and society.

The tasks and products brought about by the Chair are:

  • Theological research about the Church in the Context of Islam.
  • Supervision of research
  • Education and equipment
  • Formation of leaders within the Church and society
  • Publications (articles, books, policy documents)
  • Contribution to several national and international networks