The 2014 annual meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group concluded last week with an inspiring collection of 60 papers from colleagues around the world, revolving around the theme of ‘Gender and Family in the History of Missions and World Christianity’. The conference was co-sponsored by the University of Edinburgh, Yale Divinity School, and the Overseas Ministries Study Center. Over one hundred delegates were in attendance. Continue reading
In a few days (26-28 June 2014), the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity will be holding its 2014 annual meeting in the University of Edinburgh. The theme, ‘Gender and Family in the History of Missions and World Christianity’, has drawn a strong number of excellent papers covering an impressive number of topics:
Papers from our 2013 meeting have recently been published in Studies in World Christianity 20.1, and a selection of this year’s papers will likewise be published in a future issue of the journal.
Christian Healing and Christian Dying
The five papers published in the latest issue of Studies in World Christianity were all originally presented at the twenty-third meeting of the Yale–Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity, held at Yale Divinity School from 27 to 29 June 2013. The theme of the conference was ‘Health, Healing, and Medicine in the History of Christian Missions and World Christianity’. The five papers selected for publication relate to this theme in a rich variety of ways. Continue reading