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01 June, 2017

Dissemination Conference

Nagel Research Book Project: ‘The Nation That Fears God Prospers’: A Zambian Pentecostal Theology of Nations

Northmead Assembly of God, Resource Centre

Saturday, May, 27 2017, Lusaka, Zambia

By: Dr Chammah J. Kaunda

 

On Saturday, 27 May 2017, we held the dissemination conference in Lusaka, Zambia. The John Templeton Foundation generously sponsored the research grant, through the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity under the

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09 February, 2017

Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa Conference

by: Nellie Kooistra

The Nagel Institute reports that all 23 teams have now completed fieldwork and the drafts of research articles are arriving daily in the office. “We expect to have about 50 completed articles,” reports Joel Carpenter, director of the institute. The “Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa.” program is funded by the John Templeton Foundation. African scholars are addressing religious and social issues that may have been neglected.

Final

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09 November, 2016

World Christianities Essay Prize

Submissions are now open for the new World Christianities Essay Prize

The Journal of Ecclesiastical History is pleased to announce a new World Christianities Essay Prize of £500, funded in part by a generous donation from the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide. The prize will be awarded each year to the author of an original research article on any subject relating to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America

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04 November, 2016

Call for Papers - Conference on Religion and Poverty

The Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research of the University of Salzburg organizes an annual conference since 2013. These conferences are interdisciplinary and open to all interested researchers, practitioners and policy makers. They aim to bring together current research on poverty, inequality and social exclusion and to discuss policies and other measures of poverty alleviation. All abstracts that are submitted to be included in the conference program will be

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04 November, 2016

Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference 2017

On the Edge? Centres and Margins in the Sociology of Religion

Wednesday 12th July – Friday 14th July 2017

University of Leeds

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10 August, 2016

New Funding Opportunity: Global Religion Research Initiative

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), directed by Christian Smith and funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau, Bahamas.

The GRRI will fund over 150 research proposals by distributing $3.1 million to scholars of global religion over the next three years.

The GRRI offers six distinct competitive

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08 July, 2016

Call for Book Chapter Proposals

New Media and Cultural Application of Religion (Provisional title)

 

New Media, including digital and social media play a central role in producing and reproducing cultural discourses and practices. The presence of new media has not only brought changes in the way religious beliefs are practiced but also the ways religious meanings are expressed through new media. Unpacking the nexus of media and religion, Meyer (2006) notes that the

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05 June, 2016

American Academy of Religion (AAR) Collaborative International Research Grants

Application Deadline: 1st October 2016

The American Academy of Religion, a member of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR), is pleased to announce the Collaborative International Research Grants competition. This initiative is intended to support generative research collaborations between and among scholars located in different geographical regions who wish to pursue focused, joint projects in any area of the study of religion. Applications for awards ranging from $500

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05 June, 2016

American Academy of Religion (AAR) Individual Research Grants

Application Deadline: 1st August 2016.

To fulfill its commitment to advance research in religion, the AAR each year grants awards ranging from $500 to $5000 to support projects proposed by AAR members and selected by the AAR Research Grants Jury. These projects can be either collaborative or individual.

These grants provide support for important aspects of research such as travel to archives and libraries and field work. Grant awards range from

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02 June, 2016

Grantees Will Present Papers at Two U.S. Conferences

Nellie Kooistra

Six of our grantees are headed to major academic conferences in the United States to present their early research findings. They will present papers at the annual meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) in Atlanta, Georgia, on 28-30 October 2016; and the American Academy of Religion (AAR) in San Antonio, Texas, on 19-22 November 2016.

Those making presentations at the SSSR include:

20 May, 2016

CASCAfrica Website is now live

Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa's website is now live. The official launch date will be announced soon. Keep visiting the website for the latest information

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01 June, 2017

Dissemination Conference

Nagel Research Book Project: ‘The Nation That Fears God Prospers’: A Zambian Pentecostal Theology of Nations

Northmead Assembly of God, Resource Centre

Saturday, May, 27 2017, Lusaka, Zambia

By: Dr Chammah J. Kaunda

 

On Saturday, 27 May 2017, we held the dissemination conference in Lusaka, Zambia. The

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"The Healing City: Faith of Unity Prayer Camp in Kapyemi, Uganda" - Nsibidi Institute, 12 June 2017 (online)
28 June, 2017

By: Asonzeh Ukah

Religion, health and healing are intricately interwoven and inseparable in traditional African