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World Christianity: A Historical and Theological Introduction

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Christianity is vibrant and growing in the non-western "majority" world and Christianity is changing as a result. Pachuau surveys the current trending approaches to recognizing and investigating "world Christianity" and explores the salient features of the demographic changes that mark...


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Christianity is vibrant and growing in the non-western "majority" world and Christianity is changing as a result. Pachuau surveys the current trending approaches to recognizing and investigating "world Christianity" and explores the salient features of the demographic changes that mark a measurable shift in the center of gravity from the northwest part of the globe to the southern continents. This shift is not just geographical. World Christianity is ultimately about the changing and diversifying character of Christianity and a renewed recognition of the dynamic universality of Christian faith itself: Christianity is a shared religion in that people of different cultures and societies make it their own while being transformed by it. Christanity is translatable and adaptable to all cultures while challenging each with its transformative power. Pachuau also charts the theological reestablishment of the missionary enterprise founded on understandings of God's mission in the world (mission Dei), a mission of cross-cultural gospel diffusion for missionary advocates in the majority world but one of near neighbor missional engagement for the contagious Charismatic Christianity of the majority world. This book is both a descriptive study and a thoughtful analysis of world Christianity's demographics, life, representation, and thought. The book an also gives an account of the historical emergence of World Christianity and its theological characteristics using a methodology that stresses the productive tension between the universal and particular in understanding a fundamentally adaptable Christian faith. "Lalsangkima Pachuau offers us a brilliant overview of the promise of historically and theologically researching and exploring Christianity as a global religion." - Jayakiran Sebastian, United Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg, PA.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 497576
  • Product Code 9781426753183
  • ISBN 1426753187
  • EAN 9781426753183
  • Pages 216
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2018
  • Sales Rank 70426
  • Dimensions 226 x 152 x 17mm
  • Weight 0.406kg

Lalsangkima Pachuau

Lalsangkima Pachuau is the John Wesley Beeson Professor of Christian Mission and Dean of Advanced Research Programs at Asbury Seminary. He taught at the United Theological College Bangalore, India and was the editor of Mission Studies: Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies (2004-2012). Ordained by the Presbyterian Church of India, Pachuau is a member of Transylvania Presbytery of the PCUSA. His PhD is from Princeton Theological Seminary.

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