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This project is built upon a number of partnerships.  The two grant-making programs, one in social science and one in theology are being directed by eminent scholars: Professor Francis Nyamnjoh, an anthropologist at the University of Cape Town; and Professor Tite Tiénou, a theologian and former dean at Trinity International University in Illinois, USA. Day-to-day project management comes from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin College in Michigan, USA.  Nellie Kooistra is the project’s manager, and Donna Romanowski, the Institute’s administrative manager, is on call to help as needed. Funding for this project comes via a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) of Pennsylvania, USA.  https://www.templeton.org

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Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, USA January 18 – January 20, 2018 The last few decades mark


19 May, 2016

Summative Conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

A Summative Conference for Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa projects will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 5 to 10 March 2017. It is expected that grantees will be presenting the preliminary

19 May, 2016

Cape Town Program Development Workshop

The first Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa workshop was held at the University of Cape Town from 7 to 18 March 2016. This workshop was designed as a program development workshop. Thirty grantees,