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vanThanh Nguyen, SVD

vanThanh Nguyen, S.V.D.
Associate Professor of New Testament Studies and holder of the Francis Xavier Ford M.M. Chair of Catholic Missiology; Director of the Asian Pastoral Theology and Ministry Certificate
M.A., Catholic Theological Union; S.Th.D., Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, Rome

vanThanh Nguyen, S.V.D., S.Th.D., is Associate Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union, in Chicago, Illinois. He holds an M.A. in New Testament from Catholic Theological Union and a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

Nguyen is the M.Div. Program Director at Catholic Theological Union (Spring 2013-present). He serves on the Provincial Council of the Chicago Province (2011-present) and Board of Director and Trustee Member of Divine Word College (2011-present). He is a convener and coordinator of Biblical Studies and Mission (BISAM) in the International Association for Mission Studies (IASM; 2012-present), and is part of the Administrative Team of the Catholic and Mission Topic Session in the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA; 2012-present). He is an associate editor of the Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies (MS; 2013-present) and the Journal of Association of Asian/North American Theological Educators (JAANATE; 2013-present)

He is the author of the following books: Peter and Cornelius: A Story of Conversion and Mission (ASM Scholarly Monograph Series 15, Pickwick Publications, 2012) and Stories of Early Christianity (Liguori Publications, 2013). His forthcoming co-edited book is entitled, God’s People on the Move: Biblical and Global Perspectives of Migration and Mission Pickwick Publications, 2014). He has published numerous articles in different professional journals; some of his latest peer reviewed articles include, “Migrants as Missionaries: The Case of Priscilla and Aquila,” in Mission Studies; “God and the Gentile Mission: A Lukan Theological and Missiological Agenda,” in Sapientia Logos; “Dismantling Cultural Boundaries: Missiological Implications of Acts 10:1—11:18,” in Missiology; “An Asian View of Biblical Hospitality,” in Biblical Research; “Luke’s Points of View of the Gentile Mission,” in Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research.”


Links to publications:

Peter and Cornelius: A Story of Conversion and Mission

Stories of Early Christianity (