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Honoring Brian Stanley, Leading Historian of World Christianity

At this year’s meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on World Christianity and History of Mission, a special gathering was held to honor the historical work of Dr. Brian Stanley, Professor in World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh. The gathering also celebrated the publication of a volume co-edited by Dr. Emma Wild-Wood and Dr. Alexander […]

OMSC Moves to Princeton Theological Seminary

The CGCM congratulates the Overseas Ministries Study Center for its move, after 99 years, to Princeton Theological Seminary. Boston University School of Theology graduates and faculty have had a close relationship with the OMSC for many years. Alumnus and distinguished missiologist Dr. Gerald H. Anderson was the Director of the OMSC from 1976 to 2000. […]

Dana Robert to Speak on “Constructing World Fellowship” at Knox College, Toronto

On March 3, CGCM Director Dr. Dana Robert will give a public lecture entitled “Constructing World Fellowship: Christian Practices and Insights from a Century Ago” at Knox College, one of the member colleges of the Toronto School of Theology. The event will take place from 4:00-5:30pm EST. The event is free, but registration is required […]

Dana Robert Featured in Interview Series on History as Christian Vocation

Dr. Mark Hutchinson, Professor of History at Alphacrucis College (Sydney, Australia), has recently hosted a series of podcasts on the practice of history as a Christian vocation. So far, the interviewees include Mark Noll, Tim Larsen, Beth Allison Barr, Rick Kennedy, and BU CGCM Director, Dana Robert. In her contribution to the series, Robert describes […]

Dana Robert to Deliver Public Address: “The Promise of Fractured Fellowship”

On September 9th, Dana Robert will deliver a public convocation address at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. The lecture, “The Promise of Fractured Fellowship: Lessons from 1920,” will explore how a century ago, in the wake of world war, the flu pandemic, and the ongoing injustice of colonialism, Protestants pursued friendship and fellowship. Widespread destruction made urgent […]

Nationalism and Internationalism in the Young Ecumenical Movement

Dana L. Robert of Boston University and Judith Becker of Humboldt University are sponsoring “Nationalism and Internationalism in the Young Ecumenical Movement, 1985-1920s,” a virtual conference taking place on October 8-10, 2020. The conference program features several presenters affiliated with the Center for Global Christianity and Mission–Ada Focer, Yeongseung Lee, David W. Scott, and Benjamin […]