StephenSkuce.jpgStephen Skuce, Ph.D. (Queen's University, Belfast)

Director of Scholarship, Research and Innovation for the British Methodist Church; Director Cliff College International Training Centre, and Lecturer in World Mission

An Irish Methodist minister, Stephen's previous experience includes pastoral ministry in Ireland, missionary service in Sri Lanka and university chaplaincy in Dublin. Formerly Academic Dean at Cliff College, Stephen now oversees research for the Methodist Church.  His research and publishing interests are primarily in the area of mission and inter-faith understanding.

Select Publications

'Emerging from the Rural Church: Appropriate Missional Practice' Rural Theology 10/2 (2012).

"A World of Faiths', Icthus 161/2 (Summer 2011).

'Towards an Authentic Wesleyan Inter-Faith Understanding', Studies in Interreligious Dialogue 19/1 (2009).

Faith Reborn: Mission in a (Wonderfully) Strange New Ireland (CC Academic Press, 2008).

'Invulnerable Mission: a Confession' in Momentum (October 2008).

'The Sri Lankan Influence on a Irish Theological Journey', Sri Lankan Journal of Theological Reflection 3/1 (2007).

'The Danish Cartoons Crisis: A Methodist Response', Headline (Summer 2006).

The Faiths of Ireland (Columba, 2006).

Drifting (The Bible Society, 2006) [co-author].

'Not Just Us and Them' in T. Yates, ed., Mission and the Next Christendom (Cliff College Publishing, 2005).

'Faith in Ulster: Facing up to Diversity', Lion and Lamb 37 (Autumn 2004).

'Persecution in Sri Lanka', Church in Chains 70 (Summer 2004).

 Email: s.skuce@cliffcollege.ac.uk