Dr. Jonathan Calvillo, CGCM faculty associate, has written new book, The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City, published with Oxford University Press! Based on five years of participant observation, Calvillo compares and contrasts the experiences of Catholics and evangelicals in Santa Ana, California, revealing how faith and ethnic identity […]
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A Virtual Workshop with Dr. Eugenio Menegon Thursday, July 30, 2020 Eastern Time (US and Canada) 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Reading: https://www.academia.edu/42008729/_Telescope_and_Microscope._A_micro-historical_approach_to_global_China_in_the_eighteenth_century_2019_ This event is part of the 2020 summer events hosted by the Humanities Unbounded MicroWorlds Lab at Duke University. The MicroWorlds Lab is a collaborative humanities research project with support from the Andrew […]
On behalf of the China Christianity Studies Group (中國基督宗教研究學會), an affiliated society of the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) and of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Eugenio Menegon offers a call for scholars to organize one panel on Christianity in China in the period 1300-1700 for the 2021 RSA Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. As an affiliated society, […]
On May 29, Christianity Today featured a story discussing the limitations of the term “pentecostal” in describing various Christian groups worldwide. The article focused on discussion surrounding the decision of the editors of the new edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, co-edited by STH alumna Dr. Gina Zurlo, to refer to these groups as “Spirit-empowered” […]
Professor Jeremy Menchik at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies has just been promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure. He studies comparative politics, focusing on the role of religion in politics and civil society, including Muslim societies in Indonesia, global Christian missionary activity, and Wilsonianism. He has authored a book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: […]
The United Methodist Church, like so many others, is searching for a way to be faithful to the marks of the Church: the preaching of the Word and the administration of the sacraments. But how can that be done during social distancing? “Both Green Light, Red Light for Online Communion,” explores how different people are […]
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected seven historians to become members in 2020. Two of them, Linda Heywood and John Thornton, are faculty associates at the Center for Global Christianity and Mission. They join Dana Robert, as the second and third professors in the CGCM given this high honor.
The International Bulletin of Mission Research recently published its ten outstanding books in Mission Studies from 2019. It was exciting to see a number of people connected to Boston University on the list: Gina Zurlo (’17), William Gregory, Dana Robert, and Amos Yong.
This handbook, edited by Nimi Wariboko and Toyin Falola, provides a robust collection of vibrant discourses on African social ethics and ethical practices. It focuses on how the ethical thoughts of Africans are forged within the context of everyday life, and how in turn ethical and philosophical thoughts inform day-to-day living. The essays frame ethics as a […]
In his latest book, John Thorton has done substantial new research in primary sources and archives, to create an accessible interpretative history of West Central Africa from earliest times to 1852. He gives comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the region with equal focus given to both internal histories or inter-state interactions and external dynamics and relationships. […]