Rev. Dr. Victor J.T. Zizer
I am a historian in Theology with training in Guidance Counselling and Pastoral ministries. I enjoy teaching with interest in research work related to Gospel and cultural engagement, History of Christianity/Religion, gender and education, leadership, marriage and counselling.
I am pragmatic, reflective, sociable and hospitable. I believe in creating and maintaining healthy relationships to promote common goals.
- PhD in Theology, Akrofi-Christaller Institute, Akropong-Akuapem, Ghana. My PhD thesis was on “Hannah Kilham and West African Christianity: The Role of Indigenous Language Education in the Establishment and Expansion of Christianity in Sierra Leone”.
- MEd. in Guidance and Counselling, Njala University College, Sierra Leone. Dissertation Title: Selected Indices of Family Status as Correlates of Learning Outcomes of the Girl-child in the Brookfields Community in Freetown.
Professional Memberships and Activities:
- American Society of Church History (ASCH)
- Yale-Edinburgh Conference – presented a paper titled: ‘Hannah Kilham and Gender Issues – ‘The Place of Females in the Liberated African Villages in Sierra Leone’ (2014)
- Knowledgeable in nineteenth-century Missionary Christianity in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
- I have a rich experience in national Church leadership, Marriage Counselling, preaching and teaching
- Christian mission, African Christianity – Gospel and cultural engagement, gender and education, leadership, marriage and counselling.
- The Church Mission Society and the Role of Indigenous Agency in the Growth of Christianity in South India and West Africa in the Early Nineteenth Century.
- ‘Hannah Kilham’s Education Theory for Liberated Africans in Sierra Leone in the Early Nineteenth Century’, Journal of African Christian Thought Vol. 14, No.1 (June 2011) 39-44.
- ‘Quakerism and the ‘Christian Agenda’ for the Liberated Africans in Sierra Leone: An Epitome of Christian Ecumenism’, Journal of African Christian Thought Vol. 15, No.1 (June 2012) 12-18.
- ‘Hannah Kilham and Gender Issues: The Place of Females in the Liberated African Village of Sierra Leone’ Ghana Journal of Religion and Theology Volume 7 (2) 2017 pp. 57-85.