Dr. Hans Ucko was born in 1946 in Sweden , studied in France , Sweden , Israel , and India . He is an ordained minister of the Church of Sweden . He received his Ph.D. from the Senate of Serampore, India .
His thesis "A Proposal for a Critical Interaction on Concepts Integral to the Jewish Tradition, as used in Jewish-Christian Dialogue, and in Minjung and Dalit Theologies, with special Emphasis on the Concepts of 'People' and 'People of God'" has been published by LIT-Verlag, Münster, 2002, under the title The People and the People of God in Minjung and Dalit Theology in Interaction with Jewish-Christian Dialogue . Dr. Ucko is since 1989 the Program Executive in the Office on Interreligious Relations and Dialogue of the World Council of Churches, Geneva , Switzerland . He has published an extensive number of articles and papers, covering issues such as interfaith dialogue, Jewish-Christian relations, Theology, Missiology, Liturgy in several languages. He is on the Board of Trustees of Hartford Seminary and an official observer at the International Council of Christians and Jews. He is the editor of the biannual WCC publication Current Dialogue.