Call for Papers

We here at the Center for Global Christianity and Mission sometimes get calls for papers that might be of interest to some of our viewers. They will be posted on this page as we get them. If YOU get a Call for Papers that you do not see appear here but that you think people in this community might be interested in, please email it to for posting.

Yale-Edinburgh 2024: Call for papers

Yale-Edinburgh 2024 Call for papers The Yale-Edinburgh 2024 conference will be hosted by the Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT, 26th-28th June, 2024. The theme is Spirit and the Spiritual: Ancestors, Deities and the Holy Spirit in Church, and Mission. Missions from the West brought Christianity into worlds with a wide array of cosmologies. Recipient cultures embraced the Christian faith while negotiating differing perspectives of spiritual realities. The subsequent transition from missionary Christianity to indigenous faith produced a range of responses to the notion of ‘spiritual beings.’ Through mission, Christianity encountered traditional religions that venerated ancestors, revered spiritual beings, and navigated intricate relationships between deities... More

International Conference, Berlin, 19–21 September 2024

Christian Internationalism in war and post-war times, c. 1890–1930 International Conference, Berlin, 19–21 September 2024 Conveners: Prof. Dr. Judith Becker, Berlin, and PD Dr. Felicity Jensz, Münster The late nineteenth century was a time of heightened nationalism. Somewhat paradoxically, it was also the period in which Christian internationalism and interdenominationalism – the young ecumenical movement (Becker/Robert 2024) – emerged. The ecumenical movement at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries was ‘young’ in two respects: one, it was the beginning, the formation phase of the movement, and two, agents were mostly young people, or at least people... More

World Christianity Conference in Ghana: Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS 2024 REVISITING WOMEN AND GENDER IN WORLD CHRISTIANITY Fifth International, Interdisciplinary Conference co-organized by the World Christianity and History of Religions Program (Dept. of History and Ecumenics), Overseas Ministries Study Center, Princeton Theological Seminary; and the Department for the Study of Religions, School of Arts, College of Humanities, University of Ghana Venue: University of Ghana, Legon March 11 (Monday) – March 15 (Friday) 2024 More info here.

Pentecostalism and Gender

We are happy to share with you the Call for Papers for the upcoming 14th GloPent conference on “Pentecostalism and Gender”, at Heidelberg on February 9-10, 2024. We invite contributions to our parallel panels, with a particular interest in papers that address the conference theme. Papers may present case studies or comparative analyses of gendered ideals and practices as well as adaptation and subversion strategies within Pentecostal communities. The submission deadline for abstracts is September 30, 2023. Abstracts should not be longer than 1300 characters. For details, please consult the attached CfP and the link to the GloPent website indicated. Information of registration... More

Call for Articles: The Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies

Call For Articles For The Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies for the August 2023 Edition The Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies hereby issues a call for articles on the subject of Divine Healing in Asia for the August, 2023, edition. We will also consider publishing them in a book on the subject through APTS Press. We are interested in the following but other topics regarding divine healing that meet our specifications may also be considered: Probing the intersection of divine healing in contrast with traditional religious practices anywhere in Asia, demonstrating the power of God over the powers of darkness. Knowing the historical/theological development of the... More

Call for Papers

Lipscomb University annually hosts and organizes the Thomas H. Olbricht Christian Scholars' Conference. It is an interdisciplinary academic conference largely attended by scholars with connections to the Stone-Campbell Movement (Churches of Christ, Christian Churches, and Disciples of Christ). Typically the conference sees strong keynote speakers (James Cone, Francis Collins, Tracy K. Smith, David Brooks, Miroslav Volf, Kirsteen Kim, Katherine Hayhoe, and Kristin Kobes Du Mez, to name a few) with excellent peer-reviewed and generative panel sessions. The University is inviting proposals for Mission History and World Christianity. There are also sections on “Early Career Scholars in Theological Disciplines” and “American Religion”... More

Call for Papers for Online Conference on “Missionary Activity and Postcolonial Theology” ~ June 18, 2022.

Tomsk Theological Seminary in Russia will host a one-day online conference panel on the theme of "Missionary Activity and Postcolonial Theology". The conference will take place on June 18, 2022.  Abstracts are due on June 14th.  The working languages will be English and Russian. See the attached letter for details. 

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 of Christianity that advance the scholarship of global Christianity as a women’s movement that address the question: what does putting women’s experiences at the center of the research agenda mean for global Christianity? Abstract submission deadline: August 15, 2022 Notification of abstract acceptance: August 25, 2022 ... More

2023 Wesleyan Theological Society Annual Meeting & Call for Papers

Wesleyan Theological Society Annual Meeting March 2-4, 2023 Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky To Spread Through All the Earth Abroad: Wesleyan-Holiness Theology and Global Christianity Plenary Session Speaker: Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Baeta-Grau Professor of African Christianity and Pentecostal Theology President, Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon, Ghana   A Call for Papers Paper proposals are invited on a wide range of topics that might enable Wesleyan-Holiness theology to intersect with the “global south” where much of the vibrancy of Christianity can be found today. Questions might include (but are not limited to): In what ways can Wesleyan soteriology and other theological distinctives help inform the growing theological activity in Africa, Asia, Latin America, More

Call for Papers: PTS 2023 World Christianity Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS 2023 WAR, PANDEMIC, AND CLIMATE CHANGE: GLOBAL CRISES—PAST AND PRESENT—AND THEIR PLACE IN WORLD CHRISTIANITY SCHOLARSHIP Fourth International Interdisciplinary Conference co-organized by the World Christianity and History of Religions Program (History & Ecumenics Dept.) and the Overseas Ministries Study Center, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, USA. March 14 (Tuesday) - March 17th (Friday) 2023 In the last two decades, the study of world Christianity has significantly expanded its horizons. A testament to that is the growth of academic programs, chairs, conferences, and publications devoted to studies of Christianity's kaleidoscopic local and global manifestations. Privileging lived experiences, world Christianity scholarship nowadays... More