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Anglican Studies by Michael Poon

 

Michael Nai-Chiu Poon is director and Asian Christianity research coordinator of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia, Trinity Theological College, and canon of Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore. He is a member of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission for Unity, Faith and Order, and an Anglican member on the Anglican - Roman Catholic International Commission. He is editor of the CSCA Christianity in Southeast Asia Series, the CSCA Historical Reprints, and the CSCA Occasional Paper Series.  He chairs the documentation study group (DABOH) of the International Association for Mission Studies since 2005. From 2011, he is a board member of The Living Church Foundation.

His main interests are in promoting a more expansive understanding of world Christianity and in offering support for Christians in East Asia to interpret themselves. At present he directs the TTC Handbook on Popular Spiritual Movements in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia publication project.

He was born in Hong Kong and received education in the University of British Columbia (B.Sc.1975, M.Sc.1977), Wycliffe College, Toronto (M.Div.1977), and Balliol College, Oxford University (D.Phil.1984), In 1999 he received the Medal for Professional Merit from the Macao Government for contribution in education. Michael Poon is an Anglican priest, and served in Anglican churches in Hong Kong and Macao from 1984 to 2004.  From 1998 to 2004, he was general secretary of the Missionary Area of Macao. He moved to Singapore in June 2004. From 2006-2008, he served as convener of the Global South Anglican Theological Formation and Education Task Force that produced the report Anglican Catechism in Outline: A Common Home Between Us. He was John A. Mackay Professor of World Christianity in Princeton Theological Seminary in 2011.

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