Hadje Cresencio Sadje is pursuing a PhD in Religious Studies at the Universität Hamburg in Germany. Sadje is an associate member in the Center for Palestine Studies – SOAS University of London, UK. Mr. Sadje’s research interests include decoloniality, religion and global politics, sociology of religion, philosophical theologies, and Asian theologies.
Mr. Sadje obtained his MA in Crosscultural Theology at the Protestant Theological University, The Netherlands, and MA in Ecumenical Studies (specializing in Sociology of Religion) at the University of Bonn in Germany. He is a visiting Ph.D. research fellow at the University of Vienna in Austria, and a student ambassador at the Paris Institute of Critical Thinking. Currently, he is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Hamburg in Germany. In the world of practice, his notable works are in association with the Christian Peacemaker Team Greece, Caritas Brussels, World Student Christian Movement-Europe (WSCM-Europe), EAPPI-World Council of Churches (WCC), PeaceBuilders Community Philippines, and Pananaw Pinoy. While in academe, he teaches at the Barcelona Applied Social Sciences Spain, the Foundation Academy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Silliman Divinity School-Silliman University Philippines. Mr. Sadje’s research interests include decoloniality, religion and global politics, sociology of religion, philosophical theologies, and Asian theologies.
Ph.D. candidate University of Hamburg, 2020 – ongoing
MA., University of Bonn, 2020
MA., Evangelical Theological Faculty-Leuven, 2020
Certificate Postgraduate Program, VU-Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2020
MA., Protestantse Theologische Universiteit/PThU, 2017
MA., Institute of Formation and Religious Studies, Philippines, 2012
Certificate Graduate Program, De La Salle University-Manila, 2008
BS, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, 2008
Global South Epistemologies
Religion and Global Politics
Sociology of Religion
Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theories
“Stripping the thief in the night: Decolonizing Pentecostal Eschatology during COVID” in Doing Theology in a New Normal, ed. Joine Havea. (UK: SCM Press, 2021), 130-146.
“What Does Theology Do, Actually? [Un]Doing Filipino Theology in the Philippines Context,” in What Does Theology Do, Actually? Eds. Matthew Ryan Robinson and Inja Inderst. (Leipzig: Evangelischer Verlagsanstalt, 2020), 45-58.
“Karl Gaspar’s Transformative Spirituality: Rediscovering the Precolonial Philippine Spirituality and its Challenge to Contemporary Filipino Pentecostal Spiritualities.” Scientia: The International Journal on Liberal Arts, Vol. 9, Iss. 2, (2020): 1-12.
“Asserting Human Dignity, Redeeming Advanced Modern Technologies: Continuing Legacy of John Paul II,” Jnanam: A Peer-reviewed Researched Edited Book, Vol. 2 (Assam: Purbayon Publication, 2020):17-35.
“What would Jesus do? The Hermeneutics of the Kingdom of God: A Prophetic Call, Critic, and Action against Human Suffering using John Caputo’s Deconstruction,” ASEAN Center & MCU Research Center, (Thailand: Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Publication, 2019): 138-176.
“Grassroots Theology In The Philippines As A Third Way Beyond Pentecostal And Liberation Theologies,” QUEST: Studies on Religion & Culture in Asia, Vol. 3, (2018):1-14. https://www.theology.cuhk.edu.hk/quest/index.php/quest/article/view/59.
“The Disease of Decaffeinated Theological Thinking: First As Coffee Without Caffeine Then, As Christian Left Without Decoloniality,” Christian Left Conference, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, Canada, 24, July 2021.
“Anthropocene or Coloniality; Decoloniality and Theological Reflections, University of Bonn, Germany, 15, July 2021.
“Meeting God Across the Borders of Lesvos,” The Tyndale Fellowship, Cambridge, UK, 30, June 2021.
“Multiple Religious Belonging”: Rethinking Religious Identity in the Global Rise of Religious Fundamentalism,” Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Atma Jaya Catholic University and Islamic State University Sunan Gunung Djati, Indonesia, 23, June 2021.
“Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks in the times of COVID-19 Pandemic,” Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre Graduate Conference, 18, June 2021.
“Karl Gaspar’s Decolonial Contribution to Epistemic Reconstitution of Doing Theory in Southeast Asia,” Doing Theory in Southeast Asia, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 28, May 2021.