Research Areas of the Institute for the Study of Religion
Ongoing projects serve in the Institute's mission:
1. Title: Folk Islam in the 21st century: A study in the changing ethos of Islamic animism in the face of rising Islamic radicalism and the struggle for the identity of Islam
2. Title: Word studies in the Qur’an dealing with issues related to:
b. Knowing God in the Qur’an.
c. Ishmael and Isaac in the Qur’an
d. The Word (Kalima) of God in the Qur’an.
3. Title: Insider movements in the Taoist and Buddhist Environments in China: A historical study on syncretism in the early church and the Church of the East’s efforts to adapt to the Chinese environment in the 6th-11th centuries.
Institute for Study of Religion
Dr. David Cashin Lead Professor
Institute for Study of Religion The Missional College @ Missional University