Faculty Directory

Moses Paul Peter Penumaka

Director, Theological Education for Emerging Ministries [TEEM]

Consortial Faculty
(510) 559-2728
Degrees and Certifications

Th D, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA (2006)

B D (1985), M.Th. (1993), United Theological College, Bangalore, South India

B Sc, Andhra University, Waltair, South India (1979)

Selected Publications
  • “Crossing the Boundaries of Race, Gender and Status: Ethiopian Eunuch and Phillip in Acts 8: 26-40” Bible Study at 10th Asian Lutheran International Conference ALIC, Udon Thani, Thailand, January 28, 2019.

  • “A Kairos moment for Theological Education in the ELCA: Reflections on TEAC from the margins”, in Journal of Lutheran Ethics, Vol. 18, Issue 5, September/October 2018.

  • “Communities of Faith as Classroom for “Doing” theology and Ministry” in Vethanayagamony, P. and Greifenhagen, F. V. EdsGlobal Lutheranism, vitality and challenges, Minneapolis, MN: Lutheran University Press, 2018.

  • “Reformation as ongoing movement for the empowerment of dalits” at the 500 Reformation Celebration held at the Andhra Christian Theological College, Secunderabad, South India, November 2017.

  • “Martin Luther in South Asia” at the Muilenburg-Koenig History of Religion Seminar, San Anselmo, California, November 2017.            

  • “Reformation and Theological Education in Asia” at the American Academy of Religion conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2017."The Suffering Reality of the Oppressed in God- The World's Future and its Implication for Dalit Theology" in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 39, No. 4, August 2012.

  • Guest Editor, TEEM and the Future of Theological Education,Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 38, No.3. June 2011.