Yale-Edinburgh 2021 Partners and Resources

Yale-Edinburgh 2021 ≫ Partners and Resources

We asked some of our partner institutions to prepare pre-recorded videos highlighting the ways the work of their organisations relate to the conference. We are also pleased that our co-sponsor, Yale Divinity School, has pre-recorded the normal, in-person resource session.

Trinity Theological College,
Singapore


Centre for Global Christianity & Mission,
Boston University


Centre for World Christianity,
African International University


Yale-Edinburgh Resource Session,
Organised by Yale Divinity School


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Yale-Edinburgh 2024 – Call for Papers

Spirit and the Spiritual:
Ancestors, Deities and the Holy Spirit in Church, and Mission
26th-28th June 2024 ‧ Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT ‧ #YaleEdin2024
Proposals due 15th February 2024

Yale-Edinburgh Group

Missions from the West brought Christianity into worlds with a wide array of cosmologies. Recipient cultures embraced 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 which venerated ancestors, revered spiritual beings, and navigated intricate relationships between deities in a world far more complex than the typical Western experience. From Korea to Brazil, Nigeria to Samoa, France to India – these multifaceted cosmologies continue to animate the Christian experience producing dynamic expressions of the faith. Movements of the Holy Spirit represent another dimension of Christianity. A wide range of pneumatic Christianities populate the long history of Christian expansion around the world.

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