The American Society of Missiology met June 16-18, 2023 in South Bend, Indiana. Former students connected to the CGCM gathered for a meal together. In addition, three of the executive committee of the ASM are now Center alumni: Ben Hartley (President), Bill Gregory (Vice-President), and David Scott (Treasurer).
In May 2023, Yonsei University and the Saemoonan Church combined to host Dana Robert as she gave the special Underwood Lectures on Global Mission in the Age of World Christianity. The lectures included, “Frontiers, or ‘to the Ends of the Earth'”, “Friendship in the Kingdom,” and “Fellowship: Living ‘As If.'” Reporting on the lecture on […]
The Reverend Father Alexander Veronis, longtime pastor of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Lancaster, entered eternal life on June 26, exactly the way he had hoped – with his beloved wife of 64 years by his side. Fr. Veronis’s legacy is primarily one of love, faith and service. He tried to see Jesus in […]
In June, the new executive committee of the International Association for Mission Studies met in Seoul, Korea to plan for the next quadrennium. In addition to setting the location for the 2026 meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, Michele Sigg, the North American representative, and the other delegates selected the theme “Walking Together in Mission: Facing […]
This summer, the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at Boston College will host two workshops on Catholicism in Korea. These lectures are free and open to the public.
This summer, CGCM Research Associates Antoni Ucerler and Xiaoxin Wu will be running a series of workshops through the Ricci Institute at Boston College. The events are connected to the Institute’s summer fellowships, but remain open to the public. A full calendar of events is included below. 2023 Ricci Institute Summer Fellowship Calendar
Kerry P. C. San Chirico, who intersected with the Center for Global Christianity and Mission when he was a PhD student at Boston College, recently published, Between Hindu and Christian: Khrist Bhaktas, Catholics, and the Negotiation of Devotion in Banaras (OUP, 2023). Among others, he specifically thanks Dana L. Robert for her role in writing […]
Dr. Daryl Ireland’s lecture on “Spreading the Gospel: Christian Posters in Early 20th Century China” is now available on YouTube.
Dr. Rady Roldan-Figueroa will hold the Rev. Robert Randall Distinguished Professorship in Christian Culture
Dr. Rady Roldan-Figueroa, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Boston University School of Theology, and a CGCM Faculty Associate will be Rev. Robert Randall Distinguished Professor in Christian Culture in the fall. The Randall Professorship is held by a recognized scholar whose work concentrates on an understanding of culture that embodies a Christian view of […]
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book, Portraits of Global Christianity, which we contributed to in honor of Dr. Todd Johnson! It was released on 29 March 2023.