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Degrees

  • PhD., Boston University
  • M.A., Regent College
  • B.A., Calvin College

Biography

Anneke grew up in Olympia, WA and is thrilled to be living on the West Coast again after living for eight years in Boston. Anneke receieved her BA in English from Calvin College and her MA in Church History from Regent College in Vancouver, BC. Most recently, Anneke received her Ph.D. from Boston University, where she studied the History of Christianity, Global Christianity, and the History of Missions. Her dissertation was on twentieth-century missionaries and marriage counselors Walter and Ingrid Trobisch. Her current research continues to address the relationship between Christianity and cultural conceptions of gender, marriage, and family life. Anneke and her husband, Stevie, have three daughters, Mary Lou, Eleanor, and Ruthann, all of whom enjoy swimming, hiking, cooking, and reading.

Affiliations

  • American Society of Church History
  • American Society of Missiology
  • Evangelical Missiological Society

Publications (Selected)

Book Chapter

  • “Walter and Ingrid Trobisch and a Missiology of ‘Couple Power.’” In The Missionary Family: Witness, Concerns, Care, edited by Robert J. Priest and Dwight P. Baker. Pasadena, Calif.: William Carey Library, forthcoming.

Articles

  • “Modern Marital Practices and the Growth of Global Christianity during the Mid-Twentieth Century.” Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. Forthcoming.
  • “The Politicization of Family Life: How Headship Became Essential to Evangelical Identity in the Late Twentieth Century.” Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation 24, no. 1 (Winter 2014).
  • “The Legacy of Irma Highbaugh.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Forthcoming.
  • "How Does the Church Face up to its Contextual Situation?" Center for Global Christianity and Mission News. Boston University School of Theology. March 2008: 2.

Reviews

  • Saving Women: Retrieving Evangelistic Theology and Practice by Laceye C. Warner. Religious Studies Review 34, no. 4 (2008): 269.

Presentations

  • “‘The Family is the Best Landing Place for the Gospel’: The Mission Theory of Walter and Ingrid Trobisch,” American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 6/19, 2010.
  • Sermon, “Vocation, Joy, and Sacrifice,” Covenant Church, Bemidji, MN, 6/29, 2014.
  • “Walter and Ingrid Trobisch and a Missiology of ‘Couple Power,’” Missio Nexus North American Mission Leaders Conference, Dallas, TX, 9/19, 2013.
  • “The Spread of Western Sexual Ethics and the Growth of Global Christianity during the Mid-Twentieth Century,” American Society of Church History Spring Meeting, Portland, OR, 4/6, 2013.
  • Plenary Paper, “Walter and Ingrid Trobisch and a Missiology of ‘Couple Power,’” Evangelical Missionary Society Northeast Regional Conference, Flushing, NY, 3/16, 2013.
  • Invited Lecture, “Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Gender Roles and Christianity,” Boston Trinity Academy, Boston, MA, 9/28, 2012.
  • Sermon, “Believe in Jesus and Follow His Commands,” All Saints Church, Boston, MA, 3/11, 2012.
  • “Marriage Counseling as Mission: Monogamy and Modernity in African Christianity, 1960 – 1980,” American Society of Church History Winter Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1/7, 2012.
  • Invited Lecture, “Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Gender Roles and Christianity,” Boston Trinity Academy, Boston, MA, 10/6, 2011.
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