Center for the Study of Global Christianity

The Last Supper by Hannah VargheseResearchers at the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, MA, USA) have produced the 2013 report, Christianity in its Global Context, 1970–2020: Society, Religion, and Mission. The report offers a timely overview of the changing context of Christianity and Christians’ activities since 1970, while looking forward to 2020. Click here for more information and to view the full report.

About Us

The Center for the Study of Global Christianity collates and analyzes data on church membership and evangelistic activities collected around the world by Christian denominations. Combining this with other relevant data, the center provides a reliable view of global Christianity available to various constituents for research and strategic planning.  Please click here for more information about the Center's staff and history.

Current Projects

The Center for the Study of Global Christianity is constantly engaging in demographic research and updating statistics for the World Christian Database.  In addition to these tasks, we are almost always engaged in several other projects, both major and minor. Please click here to see a list of our current public projects.

Publications and Citations

Throughout its history, the Center for the Study of Global Christianity has produced many world-class reference works including the recent Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press, 2009).  Additionally, we also produce and maintain the World Christian Database (Brill) online, and regularly publish articles in journals and encyclopedias. Please click here to see our full list of publications.

Resources

CSGC regularly publishes works that are available free to the public either through a link to an external site, or directly as a download from this site. Please click here to see a list of works.

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