As part of our effort to encourage and promote research on evangelical Christianity, the ISAE has undertaken numerous projects, both long-term and short-term. These projects usually fund a portion of the work of various scholars, whom we bring together for a three to four-day conference. Typically, edited volumes of papers from ISAE projects are published by leading scholarly publishers.


The Worlds of Billy Graham, Project and Conference

The Worlds of Billy Graham, Wheaton College, Sept. 26-28, 2013

The Lilly Endowment, Inc of Indianapolis has awarded the Institute a two-year grant to examine the impact of the life, career and ministry of evangelist Billy Graham. Read more about "The Worlds of Billy Graham" project.


People of Faith: Christianity in America

People of Faith: Christianity in America, a 6-part DVD documentary series, takes a look at key themes, controversies, and personages in the history of the American Church.

Read more about the People of Faith: Christianity in America documentary series.

Changes in American Protestant Missions, 1910 to the Present

The ISAE through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., is completing a project entitled, Saving the World? The Changing Terrain of American Protestant Missions. The project’s goal was to provide a better understanding of the changes that have taken place in Protestant missions in the years following the landmark Edinburgh Missionary Conference of 1910.

A Century of Change in American Protestant Missions.

Watch this short video and then learn more about the research project and the culminating project event hosted by Duke Divinity School on March 24-25, 2011.


View a list of published works from previous ISAE sponsored projects > 

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