Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A conversation with Lamin Sanneh

Lamin Sanneh is the D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity, Professor of History, Professor of International and Area Studies at Yale Divinity School.

Professor Sanneh is the author of over a hundred articles on religious and historical subjects, and of several books. He was appointed by Pope John Paul II to the Pontifical Commission of the Historical Sciences, and by Pope Benedict XVI to the Pontifical Commission on Religious Relations with Muslims. He has received an award as the John W. Kluge Chair in the Cultures and Societies of the South by the Library of Congress. For his academic work, he was made Commandeur de l’Ordre National du Lion, Senegal’s highest national honor, and is a recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.