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Michèle Sigg Receives Grant to Study the African Contribution to Global Anglicanism

Dr. Michèle Sigg, Executive Director of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (DACB), has recently received a substantial Constable Grant from The Episcopal Church for a project entitled “The African Contribution to Global Anglicanism.” The funding will support the project team in producing six educational videos on the history of the Christian church in Africa, […]

Public Lecture with Prof. Philomena Mwaura on Mission in Africa

The University of Applied Sciences for Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg (FIT) is hosting a public lecture with Professor Philomena Mwaura on the topic of “Integrity of Mission in the Light of the Gospel. Witness of the Spirit Among Africa’s Gospel Bearers and Through Them Worldwide Beyond.” Learn more in the event flier. Prof. Mwaura is also […]

Video Highlighting CGCM Digital Projects

For the 2021 meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on World Christianity and the History of Mission, Dr. Daryl Ireland (CGCM Associate Director) and Dr. Michèle Sigg (Executive Director of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography) organized a video highlighting some of the Center’s digital projects. They highlight the Dictionary and the China Historical Christian Database […]

Bulhoek Centenary Symposium

On May 24, 2021 (8:00-12:50 SAST), the University of Pretoria Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship and the Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Study are hosting a symposium which will remember the Bulhoek Massacre of 1921, in which members of the Israelites Church were killed by Union police and in which its leader, Enoch Mgijima, was […]

Spiritual Seeking among Ghanaian Immigrants to the US

Dr. Nicolette Manglos-Weber, CGCM faculty associate, was recently featured in the podcast series sponsored by the journal Sociology of Religion. In the conversation, Dr. Manglos-Weber shares about one of her latest articles, “The Contexts of Spiritual Seeking: How Ghanaians in the United States Navigate Changing Normative Conditions of Religious Belief and Practice.” The article itself […]

John Thornton to Speak on Religion & Slavery in the Kingdom of Kongo

On April 21 at 4pm, Dr. John Thornton, CGCM faculty affiliate, will speak on “Religion, the Kingdom of Kongo and the Slave Trade” as a part of the W.E.B. DuBois lecture series at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Register here:

New Africa-Focused Journal on Public Theology

The African Biblical Leadership Initiative (ABLI) has recently launched Faith in Public Life – a new Africa-focused non-specialist public theology journal. It addressed issues such as responses of the Christian community to the global pandemic, racial justice and leadership in times of crisis. Please click on the following link to download the digital version of the […]