The Most Christian Continent: Africa

Nov 5, 2020 by

from Templeton Religion Trust:

What if religions listened to and learned from African theologians? Dr. Retief Müller, Director of the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin University, and Dr. Tite Tiénou, Research Professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, are working with a diverse network of sub-grantees on fifteen projects in eight African countries in an effort to support African theological advance.

African Theological Advance

According to the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, an estimated 26% of the world’s Christian population is living on the continent of Africa. Click to see the report>>

That makes Africa the most Christian continent on earth. And yet, Africa often remains under-resourced and under-represented when it comes to global conversations pertaining to the advancement of world Christianity. The Nagel Institute has devoted itself to the study of world Christianity, and is, more specifically, seeking to promote a deeper understanding of world Christianity, to partner with study centers to strengthen Christian intellectual movements in the global south and east, and to provoke a reorientation of thought in the North Atlantic region toward the concerns arising from world Christianity.

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