On May 29, Christianity Today featured a story discussing the limitations of the term “pentecostal” in describing various Christian groups worldwide. The article focused on discussion surrounding the decision of the editors of the new edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, co-edited by STH alumna Dr. Gina Zurlo, to refer to these groups as “Spirit-empowered” […]
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Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Joas Adiprasetya (STH ’09), President of Jakarta Theological Seminary, for being recognized by The Ecumenical Review for producing the most downloaded paper of 2018-2019! Published in April 2019, Dr. Adiprasetya’s article is entitled “A Compassionate Space-Making: Toward a Trinitarian Theology of Friendship.” The article is co-authored with Nindyo Sasongko.
This Call for Papers is on behalf of the journal RELIGIONS, which is preparing a special issue entitled “Broadening Themes and Methodologies in the Research and Writing of History and Christian Mission Theologies.” We are looking for proposals that will address the following description: This special issue seeks to explore the intersection between history, mission, […]
Sharing Spaces: British Protestant Missionaries to Formosa In honor of missionary contributions to Taiwan, Changhua Christian Hospital Historical Museum collaborates with Asia Pacific Studies, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), Department of History, Tung Hai University, Department of History, National Chung Shing University, and Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) to host the 2020 International Conference on […]
Congregations the world over are trying to navigate worship and ministry amidst the covid-19 pandemic. In Ukraine, the church is also seeking to be faithful in the middle of the war. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, 13,000 soldiers and civilians have died and 1.5 million people have been displaced. John Calhoun, a Global Ministries […]
John Parker was recently awarded a dissertation fellowship by the Academy of American Franciscan History. Mr. Parker’s dissertation is tentatively entitled, “Libertas est Bonum Ordinis Superioris Omnium Bonorum: Perfect Obedientia in Epifanio Moirans O.F.M. cap’s Iusta Defensio.” He also has a chapter in the forthcoming, The Dominicans as Participants, Witnesses, and Critics of the Colonization of […]
WORLD CHRISTIANITY AND COVID-19: THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON SUFFERING Editors: Chammah J. Kaunda, Atola Longkumer, Kenneth R. Ross Jooseup Keum, and Roderick Hewitt The United Nations (U.N) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lamented, “We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering […]
The History of Missiology Biographies Project is grateful to announce the addition of nearly 200 new mission biographies to our digital collection. This increase was made possible through collaboration with the Methodist Mission Bicentennial project. The new biographies feature women and men from the past two centuries whose lives and mission work emanate from and […]
The International Bulletin of Mission Research recently published its ten outstanding books in Mission Studies from 2019. It was exciting to see a number of people connected to Boston University on the list: Gina Zurlo (’17), William Gregory, Dana Robert, and Amos Yong.
Call for Papers: Broadening Themes and Methodologies in Research and Writing of History and Christian Mission Theologies
This is a “Call for Papers” on behalf of the journal RELIGIONS, which is preparing a special issue entitled “Broadening Themes and Methodologies in the Research and Writing of History and Christian Mission Theologies.” We are looking for proposals that will address the following description: This special issue seeks to explore the intersection between history, […]