Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Cristina Rocha is a professor at Western Sydney University, where she researches Pentecostal Christianity, Buddhism in the West, New Age spirituality and transnational links between Australia and Brazil, where she grew up. She is president of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion and co-editor of the Journal of Global Buddhism and Religion in […]
Katja Rakow is an assistant professor of religious studies at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She studies Christian megachurches in the United States and Singapore and contemporary Pentecostalism more broadly.
Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.
ReligionLink polled some of its in-the-know sources and asked, “What should religion reporters keep their eyes on in 2015?”
Peter Althouse is an associate professor of religion at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Fla. He is an expert on Pentecostalism and charismatic renewal and has studied the growth of both in Canada.
Atletas de Cristo, or Athletes for Christ, is a Brazil-based international organization of Christian — usually Pentecostal and evangelical — athletes. Its purpose is to “bring the Gospel to the world through the athlete.” Brazilian soccer players have been known to flout FIFA’s rules against proselytizing via clothing at games.
The Rev. David Wells is general superintendent of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, a fellowship of 1,100 congregations that is based in Mississauga, Ontario. He can discuss Pentecostalism in Canada.
Rose Engcoy teaches church history at Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, which is affiliated with the Assemblies of God national churches of Asia, Pacific Oceania, and the Assemblies of God World Missions-USA and located in Baguio City, Philippines. She does oral history research on the beginnings of Pentecostal groups, especially in the Philippines. She is fluent in […]