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June 21, 2021

On June 10, 2021 PHS welcomed editors from The Journal of Presbyterian History who discussed two special issues of the publication.

In 2021, The Journal of Presbyterian History focuses on “The Dynamics of Indigenization” in global Christian communities. JPH Senior Editors James H. Moorhead and Nancy J. Taylor were joined by guest editors Bonnie Sue Lewis, Heather J. Sharkey, and Connie Shemo. The special issues honor Lamin Sanneh (1942-2019), whose scholarship illuminated how Christianity “translated” into diverse global cultures, and feature current...

April 19, 2021
Missionary doctor Eleanor Taylor Calverley and daughters dressed in Muslim women’s attire, 1922. Courtesy of the Hartford Seminary Archives.

The Spring/Summer 2021 issue of The Journal of Presbyterian History is the first of two special issues on “The Dynamics of Indigenization” in global Christian communities. 

In the Spring/Summer issue, ...

August 6, 2020

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Thomas Nimick about his article “Missionary Women’s Outreach to Poor Women in China: Origins of the Industrial Class Strategy.” The article appears in the Spring/Summer 2020 Journal of Presbyterian History. Watch the conversation below:

Dr. Nimick is Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West...

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