These were participants at the 2007 Addis Ababa Consultation on Early African Christianity.
Bishop Antonius Marcus Coptic Bishop of South Africa, cathedral and monastery of St. Mark in Johannesburg.
Mamadou N’Diaye Dean of the seminary in Bamako (Mali).
Rev. Tolbert Thomas Jallah, Jr. Secretary General of FECCIWA (Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa) since June 2008. He has also served as a pastor in the Lutheran Church in Liberia.
Celestin Kouassi Professor of Church History and Academic Dean at FATEAC (La Faculté de Théologie Evangélique de l’Alliance Chrétienne) Abidjan (Ivory Coast).
Isaac Zokoué Professor of Théologie Systématique, Faculté de Théologie Évangélique de Bangui, République Centrafricaine.
Tite Tiénou Senior Vice President of Education, TEDS Academic Dean, and Professor of Theology of Mission at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Prior to coming to Trinity, Tiénou served as President and Dean of the Faculté de Théologie Evangélique de lAlliance in Abidjan, Côte ‘Ivoire West Africa, and taught for nine years at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York.
Lamin Sanneh D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity and Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of over a hundred articles on religious and historical subjects, and of several books. He was appointed by Pope John Paul II to the Pontifical Commission of the Historical Sciences, and by Pope Benedict XVI to the Pontifical Commission on Religious Relations with Muslims.
Thomas Oduro Principal, Good News Theological College & Seminary. M.A. in Systematic Theology and a Ph.D. in History of Christianity from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Mercy Amba Oduyoye Founding member of the Circle of Concerned Woman Theologians. She is the director of the Institute of African Woman in Religion and Culture, based at Trinity Theological Seminary, Ghana, a well-known speaker and a writer, and served a number of years as a Deputy General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.
Bishop Walter Obare Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya.
Michel Willy Libambu Professor of Patristics, at Catholic University of Kinshasa. He is the author of Trinitas creatrix apud Fathers Latinos. Studia historica et philologica, Roma, 2004 and Création et Trinité chez Saint Augustin. Création Trinité et chez Saint Augustin. Recherches sur les sources du "De Civitate Dei", Rome 2003.
Desta Heliso Director, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST). He is the author of Pistis & the Righteous One A Study of Romains 1:17 Against the Background Scripture & Second Temple Jewish Literature (Mohr Siebeck).
Bulus Galadima Provost, Jos ECWA Theological Seminary in Jos, Nigeria. He has written numerous articles and works with More than a Mile Deep (MMD) project, helping with contextualization and curriculum matters.
Douglas Carew Vice-Chancellor, Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST) in Kenya. He has been a lecturer in Biblical Studies since 1989, first at Sierra Leone Bible College and currently at NEGST. He holds a Ph.D. from Trinity International University in Old Testament Studies.
Benezet Bujo Professor in the department of Moral Theology and Ethical Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His books include African Theology in Its Social Context, African Theology in the 21st Century (2003) and Foundations of an African Ethic: Beyond the Universal Claims of Western Morality (2001).
Metropolitan Bishoy Bishop of Damietta, Kafr El-Sheikh and the Monastery of Saint Demiana, Barrari, Belkas. In September 1990, Bishop Bishoy was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan in the Cathedral of Saint Athanasius the Apostle in Damanhur, Egypt.
John Azumah Research Fellow with the Akrofi-Christaller Memorial Centre in Ghana. He is author of The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa: A Quest for Inter-Religious Dialogue.
Bishop Angaelos General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. He is currently the Patriarchal Exarch for the Youth Ministry at the Patriarchal Center and the Coptic Orthodox Theological College at Stevenage, United Kingdom.
Bishop Mouneer Anis Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa and President Bishop of the Anglican Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East.