Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Global Evangelicalism Lecture

Mark Hutchison, of the University of Western Sydney and author of A Short History of Global Evangelicalism (2012),  will be giving a public lecture at Wheaton College (IL) on January 17, 2013.

His lecture, “Writing a Global History of Evangelicalism: Lessons Learned Too Late?”, will be delivered in Blanchard Hall, room 339, for those that are in the area.

A brief description of the lecture:

How does one try to capture the expansion and development of an ever-diversifying and evolving worldwide evangelical movement?  Dr. Mark Hutchinson, co-author (along with Dr. John Wolffe—the Open University, UK) of the recently published A Short History of Global Evangelicalism (Cambridge, 2012) will discuss some of the historiographic and conceptual challenges involved in undertaking this sprawling task, as well as some of the insights he gained in the process. A ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­historian at the University of Western Sydney in Australia, Mark Hutchinson is the former director of the Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity at Macquarie University, and the author and editor of several books including (along with the late Ogbu Kalu), A Global Faith: Essays on Evangelicalism and Globalization (CSAC, 1998). 

Look for a summary to follow shortly after his lecture.

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