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date: 12 May 2021

(p. xi) Contributors

(p. xi) Contributors

Andrew Abel is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska.

Diane Apostolos-Cappadona is Professor of Religious Art and Cultural History in the Catholic Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies Programs at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Marc David Baer is Professor of International History, London School of Economics.

Seth L. Bryant is a US Navy Chaplain, endorsed by Community of Christ. He earned MA degrees in American religious history at Vanderbilt University and in religion in the Americas at the University of Florida.

Kelly Bulkeley, PhD, is a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Na Chen is Associate Professor of Communication at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Douglas E. Cowan is Professor of Religious Studies at Renison University College, the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada.

Lizhu Fan is Professor of Sociology at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Charles E. Farhadian is Professor of World Religions and Christian Mission at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California.

Henri Gooren is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

Marcia Hermansen is Director of the Islamic World Studies program at Loyola University Chicago where she teaches courses in Islamic Studies and Religious Studies in the Theology Department.

Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Andrea R. Jain is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana.

Todd M. Johnson is Associate Professor of Global Christianity and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Wenham, Massachusetts.

(p. xii) Eliza F. Kent is Associate Professor of Religion at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York.

Rebecca Y. Kim is the Frank R. Seaver Associate Professor of Sociology and the Director of Ethnic Studies at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

David W. Kling is Professor and Chair in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.

Louis Komjathy is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego, San Diego, California, and Research Associate in the Institute of Religion, Science and Social Studies of Shandong University (PRC).

Lily Kong is a Professor of Geography at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Massimo Leone is Research Professor of Semiotics and Cultural Semiotics at the Department of Philosophy, University of Torino, Italy.

Gurinder Singh Mann is Professor of Sikh Studies and Director of Center for Sikh and Punjab Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Robert L. Montgomery, PhD, is an independent scholar in Asheville, North Carolina, who has published extensively in the sociology of missions.

Seeta Nair holds an MA degree in Geography from the National University of Singapore. She works collaboratively with Lily Kong at the National University of Singapore.

Karin van Nieuwkerk is Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Contemporary Islam in Europe and the Middle East at the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Raymond F. Paloutzian is Professor Emeritus of Experimental and Social Psychology, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, and is editor of the International Review for the Psychology of Religion.

Rick Phillips is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.

Lewis R. Rambo is Research Professor of Psychology and Religion at San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California, and the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, and at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

James T. Richardson is Foundation Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies, Director, Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and Judicial Studies Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada.

Alan F. Segal (1945‒2011) was Professor of Religion and Ingeborg Rennert Professor of Jewish Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York from 1980 to 2010.

(p. xiii) Arvind Sharma is the Birks Professor of Comparative Religion in the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Timothy J. Steigenga is a Professor of Political Science and chair of the Social Sciences and Humanities at the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

David G. Stewart, Jr., MD, is an orthopedic surgeon in Las Vegas, Nevada, and has conducted research and published extensively on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints missionary efforts in over thirty countries.

Heinz Streib is Professor for Religious Education and Ecumenical Theology at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.

Peter G. Stromberg is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Anna Sun is Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College, Gamblier, Ohio.

Fenggang Yang is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University, Indiana.

Dan Smyer Yü is a Research Group Leader at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany.

Stuart A. Wright is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

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