Philip Jenkins charts developments in the Two-Thirds World
The Christian population in Israel has begun to swell again, drawing on wholly different sources than in the past.
May I wish you all a blessed Timkat season. Timkat, I should
explain, is an important festival of the Orthodox
Church of Ethiopia.
Once upon a time—and not long ago—there was another Europe. The religious story of communist Europe, in which Christians suffered horrific persecutions, is forgotten by most Americans today.
Here is my unscientific rule: if Martin Luther treated a biblical book
with disdain, then that book is really popular in
The persistence of a rigorously orthodox Protestant area in the Netherlands must make us rethink our
generalizations about the state of religion
Philip Jenkins is professor of history at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion and author of The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade.
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