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“`Singing the Song of the Lord on Foreign Soil’: What the Early Centuries Tell Us about the Migrant Factor in the Making of Global Christianity” with Faculty Candidate Jehu Hanciles

Monday, March 12, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0012 Westbrook
jnorris@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3529

Jehu J. Hanciles, a candidate for the open faculty position in world Christianity at Duke Divinity School, will present a public lecture, “`Singing the Song of the Lord on Foreign Soil’: What the Early Centuries Tell Us about the Migrant Factor in the Making of Global Christianity.”

Hanciles is an associate professor of the history of Christianity and globalization, and director of the Center for Missiological Research at Fuller Graduate School of Intercultural Studies in  Pasadena, Calif.

His most recent book, Beyond Christendom: Globalization, African Migration and the Transformation of the West, explores the critical role of human migration in the process of globalization and religious expansion. Hanciles' current research aims to survey the history of global Christian expansion through the lens of migration.