Dr. Tassos Lycurgo is the president of Defense of Faith International Ministries (MDFé, Brazil) and of Faith.College. He is also an ordained minister with the RMAI (USA), an attorney (RN, Brazil), a professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) and RBT College (Guatemala); and a visiting professor at RBT College (USA) and at Oral Roberts University (USA, 2012-2015). He was a postdoctoral fellow of Christian Apologetics (ORU, USA) and in Sociology of Law (UFPB, Brazil). Professor Lycurgo holds a PhD in Educational Studies – Mathematics / Logic (UFRN), and earned his Masters in Analytic Philosophy (Sussex University, U.K.). He is also a graduate of Law (URCA, Brazil), with a specialization in Material and Procedural Labor Law (UNIDERP, Brazil), in addition to Philosophy (UFRN), Advanced Leadership (HI, Thailand), Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies (RBT College, USA). He has published nine books. The most recent one is "Job. Betrayed by God? Delivered to the Devil?"
Dr. TASSOS LYCURGO
PROFESSOR & PASTOR
Defesa da Fé Ministério
Rua Jabuticabeira, 143 - Cidade Verde
59052-025 Nova Parnamirim - RN, Brasil
+55 (84) 98185.1517
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
UFRN - FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF RN, BRAZIL
Permanent Professor since 2005. UFRN is considered the best university of the Brazilian Northeastern region, according to the General Index of Courses (IGC), an evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education.
MDFé - DEFENSE OF FAITH MINISTRIES
MDFé has as its mission to present the scientific, historical, and philosophical reasons to follow Jesus Christ.
DEFESA DA FÉ - CHURCH IN NATAL
Defesa da Fé church's lemma is loving people, embracing truth, and glorifying God; and its methodology is to help people to grow in the study of the Word of God and and intimacy with the Holy Spirit.
ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY, USA
Supervisor: William Collier (PhD in Physical Chemistry from Oklahoma State University, USA).
Title:“The Rational Basis for the Christian Faith”
Sociology of Law
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PB, BRAZIL
Supervisor: Rubens Pinto Lyra (PhD in Law from University of Nancy, France).
Title:“Participatory Democracy and Democratic Elitism”
PhD in Educational Studies
(Mathematics & Logic)
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF RN, BRAZIL
Supervisor: John Fossa (PhD in Mathematics,Texas A&M University, USA). Co-supervisor: Glenn Erickson (PhD in Philosophy,Vanderbilt University, USA).
1998 - 1999
Master's Degree in
UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Supervisor: Richard Gaskin (PhD in Philosophy, University of Oxford, U.K.)
MOST RECENT BOOKS
Job. Betrayed by God? Delivered to the Devil?
Cristianismo Simples: Conhecimento para a vida de uma Nova Criatura.
Job. Traído por Deus? Entregue ao Diabo?
RESEARCH AEREAS OF INTEREST
Relations between reason and faith; between faith, the Christian concepts and values and the various fields of knowledge and activities, such as philosophy, science, history, design, arts, etc.
Reason & Faith
God and Life
God and the Religions
God and the Universe
God and Morality
God and Culture
Main Teaching Appointment is at the
HUMANITIES, LETTERS, AND ARTS CENTER - UFRN, BRASIL