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Faculty Profile

Mandimby H. Ranaivoarisoa

Mandimby H. Ranaivoarisoa

Systematic Theology, Church History/ Historical Theology, Ancient Greek


  • PhD, Early Christian Studies (in progress), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, USA.
  • Master of Divinity, with Concentrations in Church History and Biblical Languages, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 2017.
  • Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies, Biblical Graduate School of Theology, Singapore, 2010.
  • Associate in Scientific Studies, Mathematics Department, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar, 2002.



Mandimby Ranaivoarisoa’s research interests include theological method in the early Church Fathers. For his doctoral dissertation, he is focusing on Athanasius’ Theological–Hermeneutical method in the latter’s defense of the fourth-century Nicene Creed. He is also interested in medieval scholasticism, as well as in the theology of the 16th Century reformers.

Prior to pursuing theological studies, Mandimby has served with his local church of Ambatomainty Biblical Baptist Church as children/youth minister for seven years. He married Tiana in 2016 and together they are the happy parents of Harena and Arianala. Mandimby holds current memberships in the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL), and the North American Patristics Society (NAPS). In his spare time, he likes to play guitar, watch movies, or play table tennis.


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