Dr Batanayi Manyika

Dr Batanayi I. Manyika is the Academic Dean at the South African Theological Seminary (SATS). He holds theological degrees from the University of Wales, Stellenbosch University, and a PhD in New Testament from SATS. His research interests are in Pauline literature, Early Christianity, the social world of the New Testament, Christianity in Africa, and public theology. Bat is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), Evangelical Theological Society, Tyndale Fellowship, European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS), the New Testament Society of Southern Africa (NTSSA), and the Africa Society of Evangelical Theologians. He has published a handful of academic articles and encyclopaedia entries. He is currently working on a book project entitled Philemon: A Transformation of Social Orders (early 2023 with Wipf and Stock). Bat has been involved in church leadership in the UK, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. He is married to Vanesha, and they live in the north of France.