DipTh (University of London)
MA (Fuller Theological Seminary, USA)
ThM (Fuller Theological Seminary, USA)
Mark L. Y. Chan is the Earnest Lau Professor of Systematic Theology. He was formerly the Director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia (CSCA), a research arm of TTC as well as editor of the Centre’s publication, Church & Society in Asia Today (2007-2013).
Mark teaches mainly in the areas of hermeneutics, homiletics, and the intersection between Theology and contemporary thought. He is author of Christology From Within and Ahead: Hermeneutics, Contingency and the Quest for Transcontextual Criteria in Christology; and his edited works include: Beyond Determinism and Reductionism: Genetic Science and the Person; The Quest for Covenant Community and Pluralist Democracy in an Islamic Context; A Graced Horizon: Essays in Gospel, Culture and Church; and others. He has also published in various multi-essay volumes and academic journals.
Prior to joining the faculty at TTC, he served with Eagles Communications as its Resident Theologian and Executive Vice-President (1979-2005), as well as honorary preaching pastor for Evangel Christian Church (1981-2011). He was a member and deputy head of the Lausanne Theology Working Group (2005-2012), as well as a member of the Alexandra Hospital Research and Ethics Committee (2001-2004). He is currently serving on the Ethics Committee of Farrer Park Hospital (2014 -).
Mark worships with his wife Sophia at Covenant Community Methodist Church.
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