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Did Pope Francis Just Make China Protestant?

Pope Francis and his Italian curial diplomats may think that they are setting in motion a process that will give Catholicism a voice in China. It is just as possible, however, and indeed it is far more likely, that they have made a deal that will give a massive evangelical advantage to Protestantism in the China of the future.

Martin Luther’s Reformation

Scholars are out in force this year, observing the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with new books to commemorate Martin Luther, and to invigorate debate about his legacy.

World Christianity by the Numbers

Some of the data about the spread of global Christianity are encouraging; others are discouraging; many of them are important for grasping the nature of this particular moment in Christian history.