Category: Faculty Associates

Yale-Edinburgh Meeting

June 29 – July 1, the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of Christian Mission and World Christianity met in New Haven, Connecticut. The topic addressed at this annual meeting was “Migration, Exile, and Pilgrimage in the History of Missions and World Christianity.” It was the largest gathering in the group’s history, which included a significant […]

Lifetime Achievement Award

On June 17th, Dana L. Robert, Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Missiology. She was recognized for her many contributions to mission studies, including her pioneering studies on women and mission, her work on the global expansion of Christianity, and for uncovering […]

Missions, Religion, and Culture

Brazilian scholars Carlos André Silva de Moura, Eliane Moura da Silva, and Harley Abrantes Moreira, have recently edited a volume on Missões, Religião e Cultura. The volume consists of two roughly equal parts. The first section examines Catholic missions, administration, and intellectuals. The latter portion is devoted to Catholic and Protestant missions in Brazil, Angola, and Mozambique. The […]

Sprunt Lectures 2017: Cross-Cultural Friendship and Mission

For over 100 years, Union Presbyterian Seminary has hosted the James Sprunt Lectures, which invites speakers of outstanding quality to the seminary to discuss aspects of Christian thought and work. This year, UPS invited Dana Robert to deliver four lectures on “Cross-Cultural Friendship and Christian Mission: History and Practices.” Robert showcases how relationships, sometimes the most […]

Dictionary of African Christian Biography Captures “Amazing Stories” of African Church Leaders

Dr. Jonathan Bonk, CGCM faculty associate, was interviewed by the President of the Food Grains Bank about the Dictionary of African Christian Biography on April 15, 2017. The interview article mentions the purpose and goal of DACB, which is to collect, preserve and make freely available the previously-unrecorded biographies of African Christian leaders like Bhengu—and […]

Works of Hanserd Knollys

Dr. Roldán-Figueroa, CGCM faculty associate, recently published the first volume of the Collected Works of Hanserd Knollys: Pamphlets on Religion (Mercer University Press, 2017). Together with Dr. William Pitts (Department of Religion, Baylor University), Roldán-Figueroa has collected, edited, and annotated some of the seminal pamphlets that defined seventeenth-century English Baptists. Hanserd Knollys was a Baptist minister who […]

World Christianity and the Fourfold Gospel

The third issue of World Christianity and the Fourfold Gospel came out in March 2017. Many CGCM alums and faculty associate are involved with this journal—Dr. Yeon-seung Lee as managing editor; Dr. Dana Robert, Dr. Sung-deuk Oak, Dr. Myung-soo Park, and Dr. Brian Clark on the advisory board. Dr. Yeon-seung Lee also contributed an article entitled “Korean […]