Category: Women & Gender

African Association for the Study of Religions 2022 Virtual Conference

The African Association for the Study of Religions is thrilled to be gathering online this summer to hear extraordinary papers, keynotes, and celebrate the Association turning 30 years old! The virtual conference will take place June 26-27, 2022. While the topics covered are heavily influenced by COVID-19, there will be a wide variety of addresses […]

Call for Papers: Global Christianity as a Women’s Movement

Dr. Angel D. Santiago-Vendrell, STH alumn, E.Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism at Asbury Theological Seminary, and guest editor of Religions, invites paper submissions for a special issue of the journal Religions on the topic of “Global Christianity as a Women’s Movement.” The Special Issue seeks articles by historians, missiologists/theologians, religious scholars, anthropologists, and sociologists […]

GEMN “Women in Mission” Conference May 12-14

  Registration is ongoing for the 2022 Global Mission Conference that will be held May 12-14 online on the theme of Women in Mission.  Sign up now to join with people around the world to celebrate and reflect on the vital role of women’s participation in God’s mission.   Sponsored by the Global Episcopal Mission […]

Call for Papers from The Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians (The Circle)

Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians (The Circle), U.S Chapter  Circle and Womanist Theologians Sankofa Research Project     Co-editors: Ericka Shawndricka Dunbar, Ph.D., and Yoknyam Dabale, Ph.D. Candidate  Introduction: Musa W. Dube, Ph.D.   The Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians was founded in Ghana, West Africa in 1989 with the purpose of amplifying Pan-African […]

2022 GEMN Mission Conference on Women in Mission

Registration is now open for the “Women in Mission” conference sponsored by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) online, May 12-14.  Conference information is here, and the registration portal is here.  Spanish interpretation will be available for all plenaries and for some of the workshops. Four plenary speakers will highlight the work of women in mission: The […]

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 […]

BU Alumna Named Associate Editor of Missiology: An International Review

Alumna Soojin Chung (’18), Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Azuza Pacific University, has been named the new Associate Editor of the journal Missiology: An International Review (SAGE Publishing). Dr. Chung welcomes scholars and students of missiology and global Christianity to send along relevant articles and book reviews. Congratulations Dr. Chung!  

“Pentecostalism and Socio-Cultural Change” Conference April 1-2, 2022

The thirteenth conference of the European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism ( will be held in Cambridge, England on April 1-2, 2022. The theme of the conference is “Pentecostalism and Socio-Cultural Change.” The conference program is finalized and the keynote speakers will be Girish Daswani, Karen Lauterbach, and David Maxwell. There will be 45 papers […]

“Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP” ~ 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures, March 3-5

The 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures (March 3-5) will focus on “Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP.” The homogeneous unit principle (HUP) was an influential and controversial aspect of the church growth missiology of Donald McGavran, highlighted by a Consultation moderated by John Stott and sponsored by Lausanne in 1977. Today multiculturalism and hybridity appear ascendant, […]