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Prof. Christopher Evans (’85) speaks on The Social Gospel: The Heart of Progressive Christianity

Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans was the featured speaker for the May 5, 2024 The Forum at St. Bart’s episode produced by St. Bartholomew’s Church New York. During this talk, he spoke about the late 19th century and early 20th century Christianity in America and how the Social Gospel movement […]

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Prof. Shively T. J. Smith records the Book of Revelation for The People’s Book

Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith has lent her voice to recording the book of Revelation for The People’s Book. The People’s Book is a collaboration between The Friendship Press and the National Council of Churches, and it is described as an “ever-expanding audio Bible narrated by Black, Brown, Asian, and Indigenous […]

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Prof. James McCarty produces Restorative Justice Lecture Series for Canopy Forum

Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce that Clinical Assistant Professor of Religion and Conflict Transformation and Director of the Tom Porter Religion and Conflict Transformation Program James McCarty recently published a series of five lectures titled “Restorative Justice: A Global Movement to Transform Harm.” His lectures were made possible by the Canopy […]

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Prof. Christopher Evans featured on Seekers and Scholars Podcast

Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans was featured on the February 1, 2024 podcast episode published by the Mary Baker Eddy Library to discuss his biography on Frances Willard, Do Everything:  The Biography of Frances Willard and Willard’s contributions to Christian social reform. In the podcast, he mentions how Willard was […]

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Prof. Nimi Wariboko interviewed in The Conversation

The following is an excerpt from The Conversation US’s article “TB Joshua scandal: the forces that shaped Nigeria’s mega pastor and made him untouchable” by Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics Nimi Wariboko. Click here to read the full article. … Why do people believe in prophecies and miracles? First of all, Pentecostals believe in a […]

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Dean Robert A. Hill Opinion Article published on MSNBC.com

The following is an excerpt from Dean of Marsh Chapel and School of Theology Professor of New Testament and Pastoral Theology Robert Allan Hill’s opinion article “How a schism can unite US Methodists,” published on December 31, 2023 on MSNBC.com. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views […]

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Prof. Nimi Wariboko featured in BBC Sounds Documentary on Christianity in Africa

Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics Nimi Wariboko contributed to the BBC Sounds Documentary “Nigeria and the song of the bell.” The documentary focuses on the overall global decline of Christianity but its growth on the African continent—and in particular, in Nigeria. When asked by host by Hannah Ajala if he thought the decline […]

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Prof. James McCarty featured in BU’s Bostonia Magazine highlighting Faculty Activism

The following is an excerpt from Bostonia’s article “BU Faculty Combine Academics and Activism—with Social Justice at the Core” by Jessica Colarossi, featuring Assistant Clinical Professor of Religion and Conflict Transformation James McCarty, published on August 9, 2023.  … When the Job is Activism James McCarty, a School of Theology assistant clinical professor of religion […]

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Prof. James McCarty quoted in USA Today about teaching Black History in America

The following is an excerpt from USA Today’s article “Black history is under attack across US from AP African American Studies to ‘Ruby Bridges’” by Alia Wong, featuring a quote by Assistant Clinical Professor of Religion and Conflict Transformation James McCarty, published on August 23, 2023.  … What would MLK Jr. do? James McCarty, a […]

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