Peter Vethanayagamony


Dr. Peter Vethanayagamony

E-mailpvethana@lstc.edu
AddressLutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1100 East 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone773-256-0700
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Associate Professor of Modern Church History, and Associate Director of Advanced Studies, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Associate Professor of Modern Church History, and Associate Director of Advanced Studies, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

B.Th., Serampore University, India,
B. D. [M.Div]]], [[degree:2::from::[M.Div], United Theological College, India,
B.Ed., Annamalai University, India,
M.A., [Philosophy], Osmania University, India,

Peter Vethanayagamony [Vetha] is associate professor of modern Church History and associate director of advanced studies at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Before joining LSTC, he taught Church History at Hindustan Bible Institute and College, Chennai, India for sixteen years, where he also served as Academic Dean. Vetha has also served over nine years as Outreach Minister and missional pastor in Chicago, besides his pastoral ministry in India. His research interest includes early Indian Lutheranism and immigrant non-western churches in the West.

Vetha grew up and received his early education in India. He received the bachelor of theology degree from Serampore University, the bachelor of education from Annamalai University, the bachelor of divinity [M.Div] degree and master of theology degree [history of Christianity] from United Theological College, the master of arts degree in philosophy from Osmania University, the master of arts degree in history from Annamalai University, and the master of theology from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. His doctor of philosophy degree was bestowed “with distinction” by the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

He is married to Serene, who teaches high school biology. Their daughter is in medical school and their son is a college student.

Areas of Interest

Modern Church History;



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