North India Institute of Post Graduate Theological Studies

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North India Institute of Post Graduate Theological Studies (NIIPGTS)
Mottoto educate women and men and mould them as leaders in religious life as scholars, teachers, ministers, and other professionals for leadership and service both nationally and internationally enabling them to build a world beyond cultural and religious divide.
Founder(s)Bishop’s College, Calcutta and Serampore College, Serampore
Established1980[1]
Location, ,
AddressBishop’s College, Calcutta, 224, A.J.C Bose Road, Kolkata 700 017, West Bengal
Websitehttp://www.niipgts.net/about.html

North India Institute of Post Graduate Theological Studies (NIIPGTS) is an academic institution of higher learning promoted by the Bishop’s College, Calcutta and the Serampore College, Serampore comprising faculty from both the institutions affiliated to the nation's first University, the Senate of Serampore College (University).

The NIIPGTS was started in 1980[1] to offer postgraduate courses under the Senate of Serampore College (University) with select specialisations. In 1998,[2] the Institute started offering specialisation in Missiology. In 1999,[3] the NIPPGTS was recognised as an institution offering doctoral-level courses by the Senate of Serampore College (University).

Succession of Registrars of the NIIPGTS[4]

Further reading[edit]

  • K. P. Aleaz (1991). "The role of Pramāṇas in Hindu Christian epistemology". Punthi-Pustak, Kolkata. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • V. J. John (Edited) (2007). "Water Struggle". Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, New Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7214-983-3. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • V. S. Lalrinawma (2007). "Major Faith Traditions of India". Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, New Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7214-961-1. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Joseph Mattam, Joseph Valiamangalam (Edited) (2008). "Building Solidarity: Challenge to Christian Mission". Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, New Delhi. ISBN 978-81-8458-063-1. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Darren C. Marks (Edited) (2008). "Shaping a Global Theological Mind". Ashgate, Hampshire. ISBN 978-0-7546-6003-3. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Kent Harold Richards (Edited) (2010). "Transforming Graduate Biblical Education: Ethos and Discipline". Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta. ISBN 978-1-58983-504-7. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b K. P. Aleaz, Theology of Religions: Birmingham Papers and Other Essays, Moumita Publishers and Distributors, Calcutta, 1998, p.257. [1]
  2. ^ Somen Das, Mission and Evangelism, ISPCK, New Delhi, 1998, p.130
  3. ^ Monica J. Melanchton, Graduate Biblical Studies in India in Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Kent Harold Richards (Edited), Transforming Graduate Biblical Education: Ethos and Discipline, SBL, Atlanta, 2010, p.120. [2]
  4. ^ NIIPGTS, Management
  5. ^ Indian Church History Review, Volume 19, Church History Association of India, 1985, p.94. [3]
  6. ^ a b c d e Senate of Serampore College (University), List of Recipients of Doctor of Theology Degree. [4]
  7. ^ Louise Pirouet, Ian Breward, Church history 4, SPCK, 1989, pp.73, 74, 79.[5]
  8. ^ University of Edinburgh Journal, Volume 35, 1991, p.193
  9. ^ Karbi Anglong Baptist Convention
  10. ^ D. K. Sahu, The Church of North India - A historical and systematic theological inquiry into an ecumenical ecclesiology, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 1994. [6]
  11. ^ Siga Arles, Theological Education in Relation to the Identification of the Task of Mission and the Development of Ministries in India: 1947 to 1987 with Special Reference to the Church of South India, University of Aberdeen, 1990. [7]
  12. ^ India Mission Summit, 2014 Kohima
  13. ^ Serampore College, Theology Department. [8]
  14. ^ Baptist News, April-June 2014.[9]
  15. ^ NIIPGTS 2016 brochure.[10]
  16. ^ Serampore College, Faculty profiles.[11]
  17. ^ NIIPGTS 2016 brochure.[12]