Fr. Julian Saldanha, S.J. holds a Masters in Philosophy and a Doctorate in Theology from Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, where he is an Associate Professor and Doctoral guide in the Department of Missiology. He lectures at St. Pius College, Mumbai. His publications include: Conversion and Indian Civil Law (1981), Inculturation (1997), Mission Today: Themes & Issues (2009). He wrote the Basic Text for the First Asian Mission Congress (2006) held in Thailand and was President of the ecumenical “Fellowship of Indian Missiologists”.