#198 | What Does the Future of Christianity Look Like? Pt. 2 | Gina Zurlo

Is Christianity in America on the decline? What does Christianity look like around the world in places like Mongolia, Italy, Oceania and the like? What are the biggest challenges facing the global Church today?

Today we welcome Dr. Gina Zurlo for the second part of our conversation about Global Christianity. Dr. Zurlo holds a PhD in History and Hermeneutics from Boston University School of Theology (2017). She is the Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, MA) and Visiting Research Fellow at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. She is an interdisciplinary scholar, crossing between history, sociology, and World Christianity with a particular interest in women’s experiences of Christianity and church life worldwide.

Dr. Zurlo is the co-editor of the World Christian Database (Brill) and associate editor of the World Religion Database (Brill)She is one of the authors of the third edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), which covers the history and current status of Christianity in every country of the world down to the denominational level.

Travis and Dr. Zurlo discuss her newest book, Christianity Around the Worldwhich is a popular reference work to introduce readers to the state of Christianity in every nation of the world, complete with colorful maps and graphs. They discuss the state of Christianity in America, how it is shifting, and what it means for us today.

If you want to hear the first part of this conversation:

#197 | What Does the Future of Christianity Look Like? Pt. 1 | Gina Zurlo

Some other episodes related to this episode or referred to in this episode:

#30 | What God Is Doing In The World, Pt. 1 | Todd M. Johnson

#32 | What God Is Doing In The World, Pt. 2 | Todd M. Johnson

#69 | The Insanity of God, Pt. 1 | Nik Ripken

#70 | The Insanity of God, Pt. 2 | Nik Ripken

#71 | The Insanity of God, Pt. 3 | Nik Ripken

#103 | Reaching the Nations in Your Neighborhood | David Garrison

#161 | Inalienable: How Marginalized Kingdom Voices Can Help Save The American Church | Eric Costanzo, Daniel Yang, & Matthew Soerens

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