World Christianity Print

Call for Proposals

This Group welcomes individual paper, papers session, or roundtable proposals in the following areas:

  • Dual or multiple religious belongings (both Christian/non-Christian and dual/multiple identities within Christianity) and Christian identities in flux in World Christianity

  • Native Christian elites in colonized or formerly colonized countries — attention to transnational networks among these elites is welcome

  • How does a World Christianity perspective transform systematic theology? Papers are welcome with a methodological focus and/or a focus on specific subfields (Christology, ecclesiology, hamartiology, soteriology, theology of creation, etc.). What is the relation of a World Christianity perspective on systematic (or dogmatic) theology to already existing transformations wrought by ecumenical, comparative, contextual, liberation, postcolonial, feminist- and/or gender-conscious, queer, and missiological approaches to systematic theology?

  • Migrations and/in World Christianity today

As always, we are particularly interested in methodological variety and innovation and in gendered perspectives.


This Group seeks to explore the intercultural, interconfessional, and interreligious dynamics of Christianity as a world religion, bringing into conversation scholars in the disciplines of history, mission studies, theology, sociology of religion, and religious studies.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposer names are anonymous to Chairs and Steering Committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


Jayachitra Lalitha
Tamilnadu Theological Seminary
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Jane Carol Redmont
Guilford College
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Method of Submission