Evelyne Reisacher, associate professor of Islamic studies
and intercultural relations, has taught at Fuller since 2001. Her current
research involves exploring gender issues in Islam, Muslim-Christian relations,
world religions and affect regulation across cultures. She also assisted in securing the Conflict
Transformation: Creating Collaboration and Reducing Conflict in
Muslim-Christian Relations grant for Fuller. Reisacher is a member of the American
Academy of Religion, the International Association for Mission Studies, the
American Society of Missiology, and the Association of Professors of Mission.
Before coming to Fuller, Reisacher worked at an organization
called L’Ami for 20 years in France, facilitating the relationship between
churches and North African immigrants and developing courses, teaching tools,
and seminars for sharing the gospel cross-culturally. She trained Christian leaders
and church members in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and South East
Reisacher has published several articles on gender issues in
Islam and Muslim-Christian relations. She is the general editor of Toward Respectful Understanding and Witness Among Muslims: Essays in Honor of J. Dudley Woodberry (2012), and the associate editor of From the Straight Path to the Narrow Way: Journeys of Faith (2006).
Additionally, Reisacher has published chapters in the books Peace-Building By, Between, and Beyond Muslims and Evangelical
Christians (2009) and A Worldview Approach
to Ministry among Muslim Women (2007) and articles in Christian Reflection: A Series in Faith and Ethics (2005) and Fuller’s Theology,
News and Notes (2009).
MB529- Intercultural Attachment
MB507- Resolving Cultural and Religious Conflict
MR552- History of Christian/Muslim Encounter
MR547- World Religions through Art and Symbol
MR557- Women and the Muslim Family
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
intercultural relations, attachment theory, world religions, gender studies,
affect regulation, conflict resolution.