I have been employed by Lund University from 1994-2005 as professor in Missiology and Ecumenical Studies, and is presently professor emeritus at LU (Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, CTR). Previously I worked as Ecumenical Lecturer (Lutheran World Federation) at Birmingham University (England) and I have been employed at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.I have also worked for periods as visitingprofessor in Tokyo and Beijing. After retirement I served Fall term as professor in residence at Swedish Theological Institute, Jerusalem. 2010-11 I worked as visiting scholar at Nanzan University, Nagoya Japan, being connected to Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. My main objects of research has been inter-religious dialogue, primarily among inter-Abrahamittic faiths and Christian dialogue with Buddhism and Shinto. Presently I am concluding a study of Shinto and I work on a project of Buddhist Christian Dialogue in Japan,Korea and Myanmar.Writings on inter-religious relations.