T.T. Soko-de Jong MTh ResMA
Thandi Soko-de Jong is a PhD candidate (AiO) in the Beliefs research programme. Her area of interest is exploring, through Intercultural Theology, how Jesus as healer Christologies are understood from the perspective of people/faith communities encountering incurable illness.
Thandi Soko-de jong is originally from Malawi and is married to a Protestant Church in the Netherlands minister. She has a BA in Biblical Studies and Mass Communications from the African Bible College, Malawi; a BA (Honours) and an MTh. in Theology and Development from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; and a ResMA from the African Studies Centre at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Outside of her thesis, her other areas of theological interest are theology and development; theology and the environment and theology and African Studies.
Member: Intercultural Theology Research Group (Groningen)
Member: Circle for Concerned African Woman Theologians
Member: African Women Theologians (The Netherlands & Belgium)
Member: De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Afrikastudies (NVAS)/Netherlands Association of African Studies
Member: Werkgroep Heilzame Verwerking Slavernijverleden
TussenRuimte (2019-2020 member of editorial board)
MissieNederland (bestuurslid/board member)
Foundation Academy (tutor)