The 9th Annual Mark A. Noll Annual Lecture in the History of Christianity
Named in honor of Mark A. Noll, Professor of History Emeritus
On Faculty from 1976 to 2006
Dr. Noll served jointly in Wheaton’s History Department and the department of Biblical and Theological Studies. For Wheaton’s graduate programs, he offered advanced courses in American church history, the Reformation, and recent world Christianity. He studied at Wheaton College (class of 1968), the University of Iowa, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Vanderbilt University.
"Recovering A Global History of Christianity"
The School of Biblical & Theological Studies at Wheaton College presents the Annual Mark Noll Lecture in History of Christianity on Tuesday, October 8 at 7:00 pm in the Wilson Suite, BGC 432. The lecture entitled, “Recovering a Global History of Christianity” will be given by Dr. Todd M. Johnson. This lecture seeks to reframe the story of Christian history in terms of its ancient global history and by reconceptualizing its current global reality.
Todd Johnson is Associate Professor of Global Christianity and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Johnson is Visiting Researcher at Boston University’s Institute for Culture, Religion and World Affairs leading a research project on international religious demography. He is co-author of The World’s Religions in Figures (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), co-editor of the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press, 2009), and co-author of the World Christian Encyclopedia (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed., 2001). He is co-editor of the World Christian Database (Brill) and co-editor of the World Religion Database (Brill).
The lecture will be held in the Wilson Suite, BGC 432, and is free and open to the public. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.752.5197