Category: Latin America

Highlights from Faculty Associate Dr. Jonathan Calvillo

The Center for Global Christianity and Mission celebrates the diverse and valuable contributions of our Faculty Associates. Here are some of Dr. Calvillo’s accomplishments from the last year: Publications Calvillo, Jonathan E.  2021. “Religión Comunitaria y Opiniones Divergentes del Barrio:  Residentes y Feligreses en Santa Ana, California,” [“Community Religion and Diverging Opinions about the Barrio: […]

Alumna Ruth Padilla DeBorst (’16) to Receive Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology

On Wednesday, April 6, Ruth Padilla DeBorst (’16) will accept the 2022 Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology and Public Life. She will receive the award during the Kuyper Conference hosted by Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary. Padilla DeBorst, a theologian, missiologist, educator, and storyteller, has been involved in leadership development in […]

“A Gospel for the Poor,” Seminar with Dr. David Kirkpatrick hosted by Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide

On Wednesday, 2nd February 2022, 4-5.30 pm, GMT, the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide will host a seminar with Dr. David C Kirkpatrick, Associate Chair, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University, Virginia. Dr. Kirkpatrick will speak on ‘A Gospel for the Poor: Misión Integral and the Latin American Evangelical Left in the Shadow of the Cold War.’ CCCW Lent […]

The Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide Lent and Easter Seminars 2022

The Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide is organizing World Christianity seminars in collaboration with the Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge, and they extend a warm welcome for all to join.   The upcoming Lent and Easter 2022 seminars cover Christianity in different regions such as Latin America, Hong Kong, Nigeria, and India. There […]

“The New Faces of Neoliberal Christianity in Latin America” Book Roundtable

The Institute for Historical Studies in Department of History at The University of Texas at Austin invites you to:   “The New Faces of Neoliberal Christianity in Latin America”   A Book Roundtable inspired by  New Faces of God in Latin America: Emerging Forms of Vernacular Christianity (Oxford University Press, 2020) By Dr. Virginia Garrard Thu. […]

Call for Papers – “Decolonizing Churches”

Ecclesiological Investigations International Research Network’s 14th Annual Conference June 22-25, 2022 Universidad Interamericana de Puetro Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico in collaboration with Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico Seminario Evangélico de Puerto Rico The Union of Charismatic Orthodox Churches   For more information on the conference topic, “Decolonizing Churches,” details on registration, and more, visit […]

In Memory of C. René Padilla (1932-2021)

On April 27, C. René Padilla, the influential Ecuadorian theologian and publisher, passed away. Padilla is best known for his articulation of misión integral, a theology of mission which emphasizes the equal and interrelated importance of evangelism and social engagement. Padilla was an influential speaker at the First Lausanne Congress of 1974, and he served […]

“Standing with Women Leaders from Africa and Latin America” Virtual Event

On Monday, May 10, at 10am (EDT), United Methodist Women will host a virtual event, “Standing with Women Leaders from Africa and Latin America,” which is the organization’s “Voices from the Field” event of this quarter. The discussion will feature four Regional Missionaries: Catherine Akale, Elmira Sellu, Finda Quiwa, and Andrea Reily Rocha Soares.  The […]

Author Event: Dr. Jonathan Calvillo to Speak on “The Saints of Santa Ana”

On March 31 at 8pm EST, Dr. Jonathan Calvillo will speak on his recent book, The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City. Please feel free to share the attached flyers with others who might be interested! The flyers are available in both English and Spanish. The Zoom link is: […]