Category: World Christianity

Jonathan Calvillo’s New Book on Faith & Ethnicity in Santa Ana

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 […]

Call for Papers: Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism in Global Perspective

The journal Religions is issuing a call for papers for a special issue entitled “Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism: Contemporary Issues in Global Perspective.” Proposals are due to the co-editors, Tim Grass and Brad Nassif, by August 31, 2020. See further information below. — — — Since the 1990s, the Eastern Orthodox and Protestant Evangelical communities have […]

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 […]

Mission Records as Method: Towards a Microhistory of Global China

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 […]

Associate Director Daryl Ireland’s New Book on Chinese Revivalism

Dr. Daryl Ireland, Associate Director of the CGCM and Research Assistant Professor of Mission, has written a new book on revivalist Christianity in 20th-century China entitled John Song: Modern Chinese Christianity and the Making of a New Man (Baylor University Press, 2020). This work is now available for pre-order, and will be available in August 2020. […]

Film Reveals Practice of “Quarantined Faith” in Rome, Italy

Dr. Jenn Lindsay has produced a film, Quarantined Faith: Rome, Religion and Coronavirus, documenting the story of quarantined Easter, Passover, and Ramadan this past spring. The film includes interviews with Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, and Jewish religious leaders who described how their communities kept their traditions in new ways during the pandemic. Lindsay’s goal is to […]

Dr. Nimi Wariboko Quoted in Christianity Today Article

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” […]