Monday, December 1, 2014

Surprizing research about those "colonizing" missionaries: "They changed history."

Surprising research carried out by Robert Woodbury shows that there is a significant relationship between democratic nations around the world and Protestantism.

One afternoon he attended a required lecture that brought his vocational drift to a sudden end. The lecture was by Kenneth A. Bollen, a UNC–Chapel Hill professor and one of the leading experts on measuring and tracking the spread of global democracy. Bollen remarked that he kept finding a significant statistical link between democracy and Protestantism. Someone needed to study the reason for the link, he said.

Woodberry sat forward in his seat and thought, That's me. I'm the one. Read more.
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1 comment:

  1. Yes, we subscribe to CT and we read the article when it came out a couple months ago. Fascinating, inspiring - and satisfying!