The Nagel Institute works to link Christian scholars worldwide in order to:
This work is accomplished principally via research, publishing, and faculty development projects.
African Theological Advance
Find out more about a new request for proposals for the African Theological Advance initiative.
Meet our ministry partners from across the world.
Review the results from our Request for Proposals in Africa.
Nagel Director Search Resumed
Calvin College invites applications for the Director of the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity. The Nagel Institute supports research and programs that foster the study of world Christianity and strengthen Christian intellectual and cultural movements worldwide. The director is a senior professional with a significant record of achievement in scholarship and programming in the study of World Christianity. The director is the critical force for envisaging, funding, promoting, and executing programs for the institute. The broad duties of the director include promoting, generating, and encouraging new scholarly initiatives on issues of world Christianity. Further Director responsibilities include promoting faculty participation in external networks devoted to world Christianity. Some travel is expected. The Director devotes a full-time workload to the operation of the Nagel Institute. It is expected that the director will hold faculty status in an academic department. Possible teaching assignments and other departmental duties have yet to be negotiated.
Calvin College's Nagel Institute awarded $2.2 million grant
The Templeton Religion Trust has awarded Joel Carpenter and the Nagel Institute a $2.2 million grant award titled African Theological Advance.
News & Stories, June 22, 2017
Expert provides insight into Boko Haram
Edlyne Anugwum, a Nigerian anthropologist, believes the best way to find out what a group is up to is to ask them—so he did. On Wednesday, November 2, Anugwum will present his lecture, “Boko Haram and the Gospel of Terror in Nigeria.”
News & Stories, October 31, 2016