Anika Fast, CGCM student affiliate, recently published an article “The Earth is the Lord’s: Anabaptist mission as boundary-crossing global ecclesiology” in Mennonite Quarterly Review (July 2016). This essay reviews three strands of thinking – representatives of an older generation of North American Mennonite mission scholars and historians, younger voices speaking largely from within a Mennonite […]
The 2016 Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering (YLG 2016) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 3rd to 10th with the theme of “United in the Great Story.” Highlighting the historical vision of the Lausanne Movement to connect influencers and ideas for the purpose of advancing global mission, YLG 2016 drew 1,000 emerging leaders from over […]
Laura A. Chevalier, PhD candidate and CGCM student affiliate, has reviewed an important book exploring women and missions, Women and Christian Mission: Ways of Knowing and Doing Theology by Frances S. Adeney. Her review can be found in Missiology: An International Review 44, No.3 (July 2016): 362.
The Yale-Edinburgh Group held its meeting at New College, the University of Edinburgh from June 23 to June 25, 2016. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Responses to Missions: Appropriations, Revisions, and Rejections.” Approximately eighty global scholars gathered for the meeting. This year, two CGCM students presented their papers at the meeting. Laura […]
Gina Zurlo, PhD candidate and student affiliate of the CGCM, and Todd Johnson, Associate Professor of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, recently published an article “Unaffiliated, Yet Religious: A Methodological and Demographic Analysis.” The article appeared in the Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion and is available online here.
Eva M. Pascal, Michèle Sigg, and Gina Zurlo recently contributed a chapter “Indigenous and Vernacular Christianity” in the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity, a collection of essays exploring a range of topics relating to the spread and influence of World Christianity. Their chapter examines indigenous and vernacular Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. They argue that […]
Daewon Moon, Doctoral Fellow at the CGCM, was recently appointed as a visiting researcher at the Korea Research Institute for Mission (KRIM). He is involved in a project to develop training materials for Korean missionary candidates under the leadership of the renowned Korean missiologist Dr. Steve Moon, who is contributing editor of the International […]
In her recent article, “Buddhist Monks and Christian Friars: Religious and Cultural Exchange in the Making of Buddhism,” Eva Pascal (PhD Candidate) demonstrated that the idea of Buddhism as a common religion across much of Asia, did not emerge in the 19th century as has been widely assumed. Instead, it was Spanish Franciscan Friars in the 16th century who, […]
On April 2, Laura Chevalier, Doctoral Fellow at the CGCM, presented a paper at the Northeast meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS) in Flushing, NY. In her paper entitled “Midwives and Mamas of the Local Church: Historical Case Studies of Women in Mission,” Chevalier looked at the life writing of two twentieth century evangelical […]
Sunday, March 20th, Father Vincent Machozi, A.A. was murdered for his work in documenting the human rights abuses that were happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Machozi had been a ThD student in Mission Studies and Ethics, but returned to Congo before completing the degree in hopes that he could speak out agains the […]