PHILIP JENKINS

 

COLUMNS IN CHRISTIAN CENTURY MAGAZINE

 

Since 2008, I have published a monthly column in the Christian Century under the general title Notes from the Global Church.

 

Columns that have appeared so far are:

 

 

The Aladura Churches, September 9, 2008: 60.

 

Brazil's Euclides Da Cunha, October 7, 2008: 52.

 

NigeriaÕs Christian Videos, November 4, 2008: 45.

 

Witchcraft and Global South Christianity, December 2, 2008: 45.

 

EgyptÕs Copts and Muslims, December 30, 2008: 53.

 

Taking Back the Night, January 27, 2009: 45.

 

The Philippine Diaspora, February 24, 2009: 61.

 

When South is North, March 24, 2009: 45.

 

The Sufi Next Door, April 21, 2009: 45.

 

Reforma Evangˇlica, May 19, 2009: 45.

 

A Faith Explosion, June 16, 2009: 37.

 

The Crypto-Christians, July 14, 2009: 45.

 

A Second Jerusalem, August 11, 2009: 45.

 

Nations at Risk, September 8, 2009: 45.

 

The Nestorian Faithful, October 6, 2009: 45.

 

Mass Appeal in Brazil, November 3, 2009: 45.

 

BRICÕs of Faith, December 1, 2009: 45.

 

Muslims Go Dutch, December 29, 2009: 53.

 

One Man, One Woman? January 26, 2010: 45.

 

Church-State Disconnect, February 23, 2010: 69.

 

Born Again, Again, March 23, 2010: 45.

 

Martyrs in the Family, April 20, 2010: 45.

 

Pilgrims of Our Times, May 18, 2010: 45.

 

Decline and Scandal, June 15, 2010: 45.

 

Religion by the Numbers, July 13, 2010: 45.

 

WhoÕs Counting China? August 10, 2010: 45.

 

Church Growth, Korean Style, September 7, 2010: 61.

 

Intolerance in India, October 5, 2010: 45.

 

No Exemptions for Faith, November 2, 2010: 45.

 

The Case for Prosperity, November 30, 2010: 45.

 

A Second Spring, December 28, 2010: 45.

 

Tukutendereza Yesu, January 25, 2011: 45.

 

Losing Their Religion, February 22, 2011: 61.

 

MexicoÕs Crisis of Faith, March 22, 2011: 53.

 

Resurrected Cathedrals, April 19, 2011: 45.

 

Trouble in Paradise, May 17, 2011: 45.

 

South African Zionists, June 14, 2011: 45.

 

Taking Utah to Africa, July 12, 2011: 45.

 

Mideast Christian Fear, August 9, 2011: 45.

 

Whose Bible, Whose Canon? September 5, 2011: 45.

 

The Dutch Bible Belt, October 4, 2011: 45.

 

Within the African Canon, November 1, 2011: 45.

 

Memories of Persecution, November 29, 2011: 45.

 

The Three Days of Timkat, December 27, 2011: 45.

 

New Christians in Israel, January 25, 2012: 45.

 

Muslims and Barnabas, February 22, 2012: 53.

 

Whose Holy Ground? March 21, 2012: 45.

 

Betrayal of the Faithful, April 18, 2012: 45.

 

Aussie Christians, May 16, 2012: 45.

 

The Orthodox in Africa, June 13, 2012: 45.

 

The Clash That WasnÕt, July 11, 2012: 37.

 

Globalization circa 1578, August 8, 2012: 45.

 

Jesus Meets the Buddha, September 5, 2012: 45.

 

Patriarchs of Babylon, October 3, 2012: 45.

 

The African Mainstream, October 31, 2012: 45.

 

IndiaÕs Original Christians, November 28, 2012: 45.

 

Saving the Soviets, December 26, 2012: 37.

 

The Vietnamese Diaspora, January 23, 2013: 45.

 

The Three Faces of Guanyin, February 20, 2013: 53.

 

A Secular Latin America? March 20, 2013: 45.

 

Church of William Harris, April 17, 2013: 45.

 

Port Talbot Passion, May 15, 2013: 45.

 

ArmeniaÕs Survivors, June 12, 2013: 45.

 

The Irish Nones, July 10, 2013: 45.

 

The Cross and the Lotus, August 7, 2013: 45.

 

Two Faiths, One Shrine, September 4, 2013: 53.

 

Christendom in Georgia, October 2, 2013: 45.

 

Lusophone Evangelism, October 30, 2013: 45.

 

Reformation in Ethiopia, November 27, 2013: 45.

 

Slaughter in East Timor, December 25, 2013: 37.

 

An Irish Peacemaker, January 22, 2014: 45.

 

Secular South Africa?, February 5, 2014: 37.

 

The Full Picture of 1517, February 19, 2014: 53.

 

In the Land of Zomia, March 19, 2014: 45.

 

Economic Boom in Africa, April 16, 2014: 45.

 

Astonishing Assemblies, May 14, 2014: 45.

 

The Church of the Roma, June 11, 2014: 45.

 

Revival in the Balkans, July 9, 2014: 45.

 

Imagining CubaÕs Future, August 6, 2014: 37.

 

Sects without Tradition, September 3, 2014: 45.

 

God and Global Cinema, October 1, 2014: 45.

 

The Future is Filipino, October 29, 2014: 45.

 

Imperial Missionaries, November 26, 2014: 45.

 

Forgotten Genocides, December 24, 2014: 45.

 

Christians in Slavery, January 21, 2015: 45.

 

ChilembweÕs Rising, February 18, 2015: 45.

 

The Spirit of Dreamtime, March 18, 2015: 45.

 

Assyrians Under Siege, April 15, 2015: 45.

 

JapanÕs One Percent, May 13, 2015: 45.

 

New Churches, Old Europe, June 10, 2015: 45.

 

Megachurches in Singapore, July 8, 2015: 37.

 

The Militant Buddhists, August 5, 2015: 45.

 

Restored Pilgrim Paths, September 2, 2015: 45.

 

The Adventist Adaptation, September 30, 2015: 45

 

Reconcilers in Madagascar, October 28, 2015: 45

 

Who Owns FranceÕs Churches? November 25, 2015: 45

 

Mary Among the Egyptians, December 23, 2015: 45

 

The Saint of Karachi, January 20, 2016: 45

 

Florence Li, Much Beloved, February 17, 2016: 53

 

Christians in the Gulf, March 16, 2016: 45

 

Making Saints in Africa, April 13, 2016: 45

 

Empty Temples in Japan, May 11, 2016: 61

 

Unequal Dharmas, June 8, 2016: 45

 

Heritage or Hate? July 6, 2016: 45

 

When Does Faith Become Fraudulent? August 3, 2016: 45

 

New Country, New Faith, August 31, 2016: 45

 

Under the Same Umbrella, September 28, 2016: 45

 

The Maori: Separate and Equal? October 26, 2016: 45

 

God Among the Gangs, November 23, 2016: 45

 

JakartaÕs Christian Governor, December 21, 2016: 45

 

Ethiopia's Martyred Monks, January 18, 2017: 45

 

Mission in the Vernacular, February 15, 2017: 61

 

The Catholic Surge in Africa, March 15, 2017: 45

 

French Catholics Speak Up, April 12, 2017: 45

 

The Baptist Exception, May 10, 2017: 61

 

Charismatic in Chile, June 7, 2017: 44-45

 

The Other Eastern Churches, July 5, 2017: 44-45

 

Pearl River Delta Christians, August 2, 2017: 36-37

 

 

In addition, each Fall the Christian Century publishes its Take and Read section, reviewing the yearÕs best books in particular categories. Since 2009, I have selected each yearÕs best books on the topic of Global/World Christianity. See for instance Christian Century, October 12, 2016: 23-24