Dion Forster

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Dion Forster (2007)

Dr Dion Angus Forster (born 14 January 1972) is an ordained Minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. He is a theologian and author. He was formerly the Dean of the Seminary of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, John Wesley College. Dr Forster is the International Director of the 'EXPOSED - shining a light on corruption' campaign (a coalition of the World Evangelical Alliance, the Salvation Army, the International Bible Societies, Micah Challenge and Unashamedly Ethical). He is a faculty member in Ekklesia, a research unit of the Faculty of Theology at Stellenbosch University. He also serves as a Chaplain to the Global Day of Prayer and Unashamedly Ethical movements and their founder, Graham Power.


In 2006 he completed a Doctorate in Theology (neuroscience, identity and theology) at the University of South Africa (UNISA). He also holds the degrees of Master of Theology (2001), and Bachelor of Theology with Honours (Honours degree) (1997), from Rhodes University. He is currently engaged in Post Doctoral studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, working towards a second PhD in the field of New Testament.


He has taught Systematic Theology, New Testament and Ethics at John Wesley College, Ethics and Systematic Theology at the University of South Africa (UNISA), and New Testament at the University of Pretoria where he still holds a post. He currently teaches two Master of Theology courses at Stellenbosch University in Missional Leadership and Missional Spirituality.

Dion Forster is a member of the Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies,[1] the Theological Society of South Africa and the South Africa Science and Religion Forum. He has lectured at various institutions across the world[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Oxford Institute
  2. ^ Duke Divinity School (2005)
  3. ^ STM Malaysia
  4. ^ Hugh Price Hughes lecture, London (2009)

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