Christianity as a Women’s Movement?: Hard Data from China


In her influential essay 2006 essay, Dana L. Robert made the case for “World Christianity as a Women’s Movement.” Although she lacked statistical evidence, Robert believed she could mount a convincing argument. Almost two decades later, it is finally possible to check some of her arguments and conclusions against quantifiable data. Join Alex Mayfield (Asbury University) and Daryl Ireland (Boston University) as they use the China Historical Christian Database to test whether Protestant Christianity in China was, in fact, a women’s movement. This presentation will be held on April 4th at 11 am Eastern Time on Zoom: