How Do Evangelicals Around the World Respond to Persecution? https://t.co/75DZ301vGH @TGC @CaesarsSword @joecarter
A century-old Indonesian organization cultivates an adaptable Islam | Paul Marshall, The Weekly Standard https://t.co/NXAaVtqbSQ
Rodney Stark's new book is Why God? Explaining Religious Phenomena https://t.co/TovnvKPdsH @TempletonPress
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead | @bethallisonbarr @CTmagazine https://t.co/kRz5GoPTMq
People Like Us https://t.co/zCct8HSn5T Philip Jenkins, @anxious_bench
Pope Francis on Friday begins brief but dicey trip to Egypt @Crux @JohnLAllenJr https://t.co/Qum7UPCVRn #PopeFrancis
Philosopher Alvin Plantinga has won the 2017 @TempletonPrize. Read more: https://t.co/pIW2qwX0KR @templeton_fdn
Commission IDs Russia, others as religious persecutors - @WORLD_mag https://t.co/KsPwIMOMqN
The Factory of Idols - @ayjay https://t.co/aVKcjK5fwU
.@USCIRF’s Annual Report: Rising Tide of Religious Freedom Abuses Abroad — @RFInstitute https://t.co/wnL8iLUAxy

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.