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Post Doctoral Research Opportunity

By Ada Focer
April 13th, 2014 in Announcements.

A year in Geneva The Post Doctoral Research Program of the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue Thanks to the support of the Levant Foundation, FIIRD is pleased to announce the call for the Post Doctoral Program: Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue. Support for four fellows will be provided for the 2014-2015 academic... More

Dr. Robert moderates panel on spirituality in the African diaspora

By Eva Pascal
April 4th, 2014 in Announcements, Dana L. Robert.

On Thursday March 27th, CGCM's Director Dr. Dana Robert moderated a panel on ‘Christianity and Spirituality in the African Diaspora,’ presented by the Association of Black Seminarians. Dr. Robert opened her remarks by highlighting some of the history of Boston University's School of Theology and Africa, a relationship that richly... More

Michele Sigg publishes on healing and women leaders in Madagascar

By Eva Pascal
April 4th, 2014 in Announcements, People, Publications, Students.

Michele Sigg, PhD student and Project Manager for the Dictionary of African Christian Biography, has recently published an article entitled "Carrying Living Water for the Healing of God's People: Women Leaders in the Fifohazana Revival and the Reformed Church in Madagascar," in the journal Studies in World Christianity, Volume 20... More

Panel on Christianity and Spirituality in the African Diaspora, March 27th

By Eva Pascal
March 23rd, 2014 in Africa, Announcements, Dana L. Robert.

The Association of Black Seminarians presents a panel on 'Christianity and Spirituality in the African Diaspora.' The Panelists are Dr. Peter Paris, Dr. John Thornton and  Rev. Derek Muwina. CGCM director Dr. Dana Robert will be the moderator. Date and Time: March 27th at 5:30-7:15 Place: CAS B 36

Athyal Elected NEMAAR Vice-President

By Ada Focer
March 21st, 2014 in Announcements, Visiting Researchers.

Dr. Jesudas Athyal, a Visiting Researcher at the CCGM, has been elected vice-president of the New England-Maritimes region of the American Academy of Religion. He is the Editor of the recently completed Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia, and Associate Editor, Oxford Encyclopedia of South Asian Christianity (2 volumes), on... More