The Changing Faces of Persecution

The Changing Faces of Persecution

March 19, 2014 12:00 ET
In what countries are Christians persecuted today? Who is persecuting them? How has persecution changed over the past 100 years? What is likely to happen in the future? These and other questions will be examined in the context of the global persecution of Christians. Dr. 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 (South Hamilton, Massachusetts). He is co-author of The World's Religions in Figures (Wiley-Blackwell) and the World Christian Encyclopedia (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press).

In what countries are Christians persecuted today? Who is persecuting them? How has persecution changed over the past 100 years? What is likely to happen in the future? These and other questions will be examined in the context of the global persecution of Christians.

Dr. 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 (South Hamilton, Massachusetts). He is co-author of The World's Religions in Figures (Wiley-Blackwell) and the World Christian Encyclopedia (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press).

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In what countries are Christians persecuted today? Who is persecuting them? How has persecution changed over the past 100 years? What is likely to happen in the future? These and other questions will be examined in the context of the global persecution of Christians.

Dr. 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 (South Hamilton, Massachusetts). He is co-author of The World's Religions in Figures (Wiley-Blackwell) and the World Christian Encyclopedia (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press).

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