Regular church attendance & a strong sense of personal agency are linked to upward mobility for black men. #MLKDayhttps://t.co/Mu8SKQaofq
Faith, Fertility, and the Remaking of Islam https://t.co/DPjeHojwKU Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Which Western Civilization? https://t.co/Wc8owjTdDb Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Join the fight against racism, @JemarTisby urges @Baylor crowd https://t.co/QZM10HrYAe @BaptistStandard
Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies Receives $1.2 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment… https://t.co/nMDtpLGnQf
Diverse Group of Religious Leaders Reminds U.S. Senators: Religious Tests for Public Office Are Wrong, Unlawful… https://t.co/vMtn78Rt96
What a remarkable lecture today from @JemarTisby before a packed house at @Baylor! You should check out his new boo… https://t.co/YeLiWosNnk
Jan. 17: Jemar Tisby lecture at @Baylor - "How to Fight Racism" - register here to attend! https://t.co/R2vSn8oHG6… https://t.co/4f1CveqE28
"There is a long history of judicial nominees being treated with suspicion because of their religion. It needs to s… https://t.co/QtvovPkLSx
Asia Rising: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Follow Jesus https://t.co/d1kkOY2vz1 via @kateshellnutt @OpenDoors @CTmagazine

International Studies

Empirical Studies of Values in China (ESVIC)

A grant in the amount of $1,730,000 from the John M. Templeton Foundation was awarded to the Institute for Studies of Religion in May 2006 to conduct the first series of nationwide empirical studies on values in China.

Probably the most significant current religious development in the world is the very rapid growth of Christianity in China. In 1949, the Marxists came to power and expelled all foreign missionaries. At that time, there were an estimated 2 million Christians in China. Now, after decades of repression, a renewed Chinese Christianity has burst forth and their numbers are variously estimated at 50 to 120 million, and growing.

The Islamic Social Attitudes Survey Project (ISAS)

The Islamic Social Attitudes Survey Project (ISAS) is a comparative study on Islamic Religiosity and Social Attitudes among college students in majority-Muslim countries. The religiosity components are designed to probe issues of religious practice, belief, behavior, belonging, religious networks, spiritual experience, and family religiosity. Social Attitude modules include women’s rights, minority rights, democracy, and relations with the West.