Author: Eva Pascal

Exploring Sports and Spirituality in the Classroom

The city of Boston is a sports-loving city with thousands of people following sports religiously. But what is the connection between sports and spirituality? Some scholars are exploring that very question. Boston University School of Theology alum Mark Stamm teaches a course precisely on the connection between sports and spirituality in American culture. Dr. Stamm (STH, Th.D. ’95) is […]

Highlights of the “African Christian Biography” Conference

The CGCM hosted the conference on the theme of “African Christian Biography: Narratives, Beliefs, and Boundaries,” from Thursday, October 29 to Saturday, October 31. Approximately sixty scholars and graduate students converged on the School of Theology from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana, Great Britain, and various universities in the United States and Canada to present papers […]

Upcoming Conference “African Christian Biography: Narratives, Beliefs, & Boundaries”

From October 29-31 the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, the African Studies Center and the African Studies Library at Boston University will be co-hosting the conference “African Christian Biography: Narratives, Beliefs, and Boundaries” in celebration of the 20th year anniversary of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography ( This working conference will bring together […]

Peace Mapping Programme, the Contributions of Interreligious Dialogue

The Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) and the Pardee School invites all to an event Religions, Peace and Conflict: The Contributions of Interreligious Dialogue. The speakers are Patrice Brodeur, Director of Research at the KAICII Dialogue Center, and Karsten Lehmann, Head of Social Science and Statistics at KAICIID.  It takes place on […]

Call for Papers “Religious Diversity: Conflict, Cooperation, Creolization”

The Center for Global Christianity & Mission will be co-hosting a graduate student conference at Boston University on “Religious Diversity: Conflict, Cooperation, and Creolization” to be held November 14th, 2015. Harvard University’s Diana L. Eck will give the keynote address, and there will be several panels of student papers. Please see the Religious Diversity Call for Papers with […]