Dr Varughese John has served on SAIACS’s faculty in the Department of Theology and History since 2011 and is now the Dean of Doctoral Studies & Dean of Students. During his PhD, he was a Junior Research Fellow of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. Before joining SAIACS, he was a post-doctoral Kierkegaard House Foundation Fellow at the Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, Minnesota. Later, as the Langham International Post-Doctoral Fellow, he spent a year at the Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven, Connecticut.
Books Written/Papers Published:
In addition to his book, Truth and Subjectivity, Faith and History: Kierkegaard’s Insights for Christian Faith (Pickwick, 2012), he has authored several edited volumes as well as articles in peer-reviewed journals including entries in T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Christian Theology, Modern Reformation, Journal of Asian Evangelical Theology, South Asia Bible Commentary, Oxford Encyclopedia of South Asian Christianity, and others.
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He is married to Mary, who is a psychotherapist, and they have three children. Varughese loves playing table tennis, volleyball, and other sports.