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Isaac Deji Ayegboyin

EMAIL: dejigboyin@gmail.com
PHONE: 07035671293
ADDRESS: Religious Studies Programme, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Pastoring
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2018
POST HELD: None
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE: None



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: Visiting Professor, Bowen University, Iwo
SPECIALTIES: Religious Studies
APPOINTMENTS: Nil
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS:

  • William Paton Fellow of the Institute of Theology and Religion, (WPF) University of Birmingham – (2005)
  • Research Fellow and Guest Professor in African Studies , Liverpool Hope University – UK (2007- 2008)
  • Senior Fellow of the Andrew Walls’ Centre for the Study of African and Asian Christianities, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool UK -(2013)

    COMMUNITY SERVICE: Chairman, Board of Trustees, Theological Education Council in Nigeria (TECON)

Biography

ISAAC DEJI AYEGBOYIN
Studied at T.I. Ahmadiya Secondary School (1964-1969); Wesley College (1969-71); B.A (Sociology and Religions) University of Ghana, Legon; (1976-79) M.A (Sociology of Religion) and PhD at the University of Ibadan (1983-90) and M.Div in Theology at The NBTS (Ogbomoso and Louisville, Kentucky for Ministerial Training) (1994-98)

FELLOWSHIP
• Listed in the Index of Authors and Personalities (International African Bibliography – IAB) since, 2007.
• William Paton Fellow of the Institute of Theology and Religion, (WPF) University of Birmingham – (2005)
• Research Fellow and Guest Professor in African Studies , Liverpool Hope University – UK (2007- 2008)
• Senior Fellow of the Andrew Walls’ Centre for the Study of African and Asian Christianities, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool UK -(2013)
• Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (FNAL) – (2018)
• Foundation Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Church History and Missiology (FFNACHAM) – (2019)
• External Examiner and Assessor of candidates to professorial ranks to several universities in Nigeria, Ghana (esp. KNUST and U.G., Legon) and the UK.

SOME APPOINTMENTS
• Served in various capacities at the University of Ibadan (1993-2008) eg. Served at various times as the Representative of the Faculty of Arts on the Senate Curriculum Committee ; Representative of the Faculty of Arts on the Appointments and Promotions committee etc.
• President, The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso – the first degree awarding institution in Nigeria and one of the oldest Theological Institutions in Africa- (founded in 1897) (2008-2013)
• Professor and Head of Department for the study of Religions, University of Ibadan (2013-2017).
• Visiting Professor to three institutions in and outside Nigeria (since 2019)
• Member, Advisory Committee of the Theology Desk of the all Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) in Nairobi (2008-2013);
• Advisory Council Member, Dictionary of African Christian Biography (DACB), Boston University, USA (from 2014);
• Member, Consulting Editors, The Journal of African Christian Biography (JACB) Boston University ( from 2016)
• The African Member on the Joint Commission for the International Ecumenical Dialogue between the Baptist World Alliance and the World Methodist Council between 2014 and 2018;
• Currently a member of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Commission on Baptist Doctrine and Christian Unity (since 2016).
• Now, serving as the Chairman, Baptist Accreditation Council For Theological Institutions in Nigeria (BACTSIN) since 2015; Chairman, Central Promotion and Appointments’ Council for Baptist Theological Institutions in Nigeria
• Chairman, Board of Trustees, Theological Education Council in Nigeria (TECON).

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