Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Professor of World Mission the Rev. Dr. Scott Sunquist recently gave a copy of his volume, History of the World Christian Movement translated into Bahasa Indonsia, to Dr. THU En Yu, Principal of Sabah Theological Seminary in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia. Sunquist also gave a copy of the same volume in English Dr. Chung Song Mee, dean, with plans to have it translated into Chinese. Sunquist had been teaching an introductory course in missiology and in Church History since the Reformation in July and August. The Sabah Theological Seminary provides seminary education in English, Bahasa Malaysia, and Mandarin Chinese.
Sunquist came to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1995 after teaching and writing at Trinity Theological College in the Republic of Singapore from 1987-1995. Most of his research and writing is in the areas of Asian Christianity, global Christianity, and missiology. Sunquist recently published a book with his daughter, Caroline Becker, entitled A History of Presbyterian Missions: 1944-2007 (Geneva Press 2008). His courses at the Seminary are related to mission theology, gospel and culture issues, and world Christianity. Sunquist spends time working with the World Mission Initiative at PTS and speaking at mission conferences.
Previous to his Seminary teaching, Sunquist worked with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship for six years in Virginia and Massachusetts, and then studied at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, earning his M.Div. and Princeton Theological Seminary, earning his doctorate.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.