Center for Global Christianity and Mission Speakers Spring 2023


Feb 7   Korean church-state relations, early 20th century

              Dr. Paul S. Cha, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, University of Hong Kong

Feb 14 Christianity in Central Asia

              Feruza Krason, Bible Translation Consultant for SIL International. Translator of the Bible in Uzbek.

March 21 Orlando E. Costas Consultation—“Christianity in China Today”

            Guest speakers:

            Prof. Xiyi Kevin Yao, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

            Rev. Dr. Xiaoli Yang, Charles Sturt University (Research Fellow)

            Fr. Dr. Robert Carbonneau, C.P. Official Historian for the St. Paul of the Cross Province of the Passionists

            Note: This event will take place at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry from 3:30 to 6:30, with an optional tour of the Ricci Center at 2:30. Supper and worship will be included.

April 4 Kenyan Pentecostalism

            Prof. Kyama Mugambi, Assistant Professor of World Christianity, Yale Divinity School

April 11  Dr. Nicolas Standaert, Full Professor, Head of Chinese Studies, KU Leuven – University, and a leading scholar of Chinese Christianity.

             This event will be co-sponsored with BU Asian Studies.

April 18 Orthodoxy, Peace, and War in Eastern Europe

             Dr. Marian Simion  


All are invited to these lectures. Most will take place in CGS 421 on Tuesday afternoons. Posters will go up during the term to give more exact information. Save the dates. More details to follow. 

a schedule of speakers listed on a poster which is purple in color and the fonts are white and yellow in color

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