Andrew F. Walls, D.D.

Honorary Professor in the University of Edinburgh and Professor of the History of Mission at Liverpool Hope University, and Professor in the Akrofi-Christaller Institute for Theology, Mission and Culture, Akropong, Ghana. 

A former missionary to Sierra Leone (where he taught church history at Fourah Bay College) and Nigeria, Andrew Walls taught for many years at the University of Aberdeen before founding the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World at the University of Edinburgh. The Andrew F. Walls Centre for The Study of African and Asian Christianity has recently been founded in his honour at Liverpool Hope University. In 2007 he received the Distinguished Career Award of the American Society of Church History.

Select Publications

The Missionary Movement in Christian History (Orbis Books, 1996).

The Cross-Cultural Process in Christian History: Studies in the Transmission and Appropriation of Faith (Orbis Books, 2002).

Mission in the 21st Century (with Cathy Ross) (Darton Longman and Todd, 2008).

Email: a.f.walls@ed.ac.uk