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April 11, 2019
Profiles in Goodwill: Beth Allison Barr
April 3, 2019
Doing History Christianly: An Interview with Thomas Kidd

Doing History Christianly: An Interview with Thomas Kidd Listen to the full interview here. MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Wednesday, March 27th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: A rough draft of history. One of […]

March 26, 2019
Philip Jenkins: Christian Century: Mixtec people and their voices- Behind Roma is a complex history of indigenous lives and faiths.

by Philip Jenkins March 26, 2019 Alfonso Cuarón’s splendid film Roma has been universally praised as a major work of cinema, a triumph of cinematography no less than acting, and Cuarón himself won the Academy Award for Best Director. But the film also raises some issues about how we read history—issues with potent religious implications. […]

March 25, 2019
Juan Carlos Esparza Ochoa Joins Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion to Direct Program on Religion and Latin American Studies

March 25, 2019 Dr. Juan Carlos Esparza Ochoa also will serve as research professor in ISR and the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work Media Contact: Lori Fogleman, Baylor University Media and Public Relations, 254-710-6275 Follow us on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – With Baylor in Latin America one of the […]

March 21, 2019
Jeff Levin Co-Edits Special Journal Issue on Faith-Based Organizations and Public Health

Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H., University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and Director of the Program on Religion and Population Health at the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, has co-edited a special section of the latest issue of the American Journal of Public Health on the topic of Faith-Based Organizations and Public Health. The […]

February 13, 2019
Philip Jenkins in Christian Century: The moral authority of Congolese churches- Amid a chaotic political situation in the DRC, churches are fighting for human rights.

          by Philip Jenkins February 1, 2019 Through the years, Western media have sporadically covered the affairs of the Democratic Repub­lic of the Congo (DRC), usually in a near-apocalyptic context of war, tyranny, disease, and disaster. American Chris­tians are largely unaware that this country is home to one of the world’s […]

February 11, 2019
“The World Needs Baylor” Byron Johnson Speech for Give Light Campaign