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Oct 13

Christianity's Southern Flank: What the Changing Face of the Global Church Means for Politics and Culture

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

A combination of forces - including population trends, globalization, and missionary activity - are helping to shift the religious center of gravity of the Christian church. The long dominance of American and European Christianity is being challenged by the rapid growth of churches in the Southern Hemisphere, from Chile to Kenya. How will the rise of Christian institutions influence politics and society in these regions? What does it mean for America?

More About the Speakers

Philip Jenkins, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies, Pennsylvania State University and the author of The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

With a response from:
Reverend Peter Phan, Ph.D.
Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown University

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Joseph Loconte Joseph Loconte

William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and a Free Society Read More