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Taimaya Ragui

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Taimaya is a contributive writer for BT based in Bangalore. He holds a PhD in Theology.
Introduction Some Christian leaders neglect writing, suggesting that it is not culturally inherent. The practice of writing is very much a part of many South Asian cultures. Even if it is not culturally inherent, many of us are schooled with...
In the last article, I talked about the importance of locating faith practices in the context of the community of believers. The current article considers the narrative of the third sign in the Gospel of John and asks, how...
Whether in the Global South or Global North, recent studies suggest that the enrolment of students in theological schools, colleges, or seminaries is declining. This calls for concern in terms of how theological training is being offered and delivered—and...
Introduction It is no easy task to characterise the pedagogy of online learning. It can be a complex task. Nonetheless, it must be done with the hope that it will guide educators to engage in online learning/online theological education effectively. The...
Online learning has made significant strides in the Global North. But, it is only recently that e-learning has gained acceptance in the Global South. However, according to Allied Market Research, Asia is likely to see exponential growth in online...
The tribal-indigenous communities of Northeast India (NEI) are communitarian societies. It means that the concerns and interests of an individual are shaped and influenced by community relationships. It means that their faith practices interface with their social practices. There...
This is the first of the seven-article series on signs in The Fourth Gospel. It attempts to do a contextual-theological reading of John 2:1-11 with implications for the tribal-indigenous communities/churches in Northeast India (NEI). The turning of water into wine...
In the pandemic era, it is worthwhile to talk about hope. Amidst crisis and despair, humanity has survived; despite the harsh reality of the pandemic, as a new year begins, many are looking towards a new-better future. But what...

The Earthly God

Many of us tend to talk about God as someone who is inaccessible to common people. We have a tendency to speak of God as someone who is out there or up there, and not necessarily here, with us....
The impact of Coronavirus is felt across different sectors.  Theological Institutions/Seminaries are no exception. Therefore, I intend to briefly highlight some of the challenges facing Theological Education in the Post-Covid period. Multifaceted Challenges facing theological education are multifaceted as they relate...