Dr Siga Arles, presenting the biennial David Bosch Memorial lecture, at the SAMS Annual congress, on 23 Wednesday 2008, is currently the Director of the Indian Institute of Missiology. The Indian Institute of Missiology–Research Centre, Bangalore, now offers the Ph.D. in missiology so as to develop faculty members for mission training institutes, theological colleges, and biblical seminaries across India. Siga Arles, director since May 1, 2007, was dean of the Consortium for Indian Missiological Education, Bangalore, and formerly vice principal and professor of missiology at Serampore College. The doctoral program was developed in partnership with the India Missions Association (www.imaindia.org).
He also edits the ATA’s Journal of Asian Evangelical Theology and IIM’s Journal of Indian Missiology.