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Christianity as a World Religion

Sebastian KimKirsteen Kim

Christianity as a World Religion

Sebastian KimKirsteen Kim

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:Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context. Structured by geographical region, it covers Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. It deals with four dimensions of Christianity in each context: Christian history, churches and society, interreligious relations, distinctive worship and theology. Study questions and further reading suggestions are provided in each chapter. Fully updated throughout, this second edition now includes: - A new chapter covering Christianity in Oceania - Further analysis of the early growth of Christianity in Asia and Africa - Coverage of research trends in migration, theologies of prosperity, and the role of local agents in evangelization - Coverage of global interconnections and networks, new movements, global Catholicism, Christian political engagement and persecution of Christian communities - A thorough revision of the conclusion, including reflection on the discipline of world Christianity and its implications for theology - 40 images and maps - Chapter summaries - Extra resources online including a timeline and weblinks - New text design and layout, making the text more student-friendly and accessible Christianity as a World Religion is ideal for courses on World Christianity, Christianity as a Global Religion, the History of Christianity and contemporary Christian theology.

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:Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context. Structured by geographical region, it covers Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. It deals with four dimensions of Christianity in each context: Christian history, churches and society, interreligious relations, distinctive worship and theology. Study questions and further reading suggestions are provided in each chapter. Fully updated throughout, this second edition now includes: - A new chapter covering Christianity in Oceania - Further analysis of the early growth of Christianity in Asia and Africa - Coverage of research trends in migration, theologies of prosperity, and the role of local agents in evangelization - Coverage of global interconnections and networks, new movements, global Catholicism, Christian political engagement and persecution of Christian communities - A thorough revision of the conclusion, including reflection on the discipline of world Christianity and its implications for theology - 40 images and maps - Chapter summaries - Extra resources online including a timeline and weblinks - New text design and layout, making the text more student-friendly and accessible Christianity as a World Religion is ideal for courses on World Christianity, Christianity as a Global Religion, the History of Christianity and contemporary Christian theology.
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Meet the Authors

Sebastian Kim

Professor Sebastian Kim holds the Chair in Theology and Public Life in the Faculty of Education & Theology, York St John University, UK.

Kirsteen Kim

Professor Sebastian Kim holds the Chair in Theology and Public Life in the Faculty of Education & Theology, York St John University, UK.

Table Of Contents

  • :preface To The Second Editionacknowledgementslist Of Illustrationslist Of Maps1. Christianity As A World Religiontopography: Mapping Christianitytheology: Christianity As Essentially Worldwidegeography: Christianity As Globally Widespread And Locally Rootedsociology: World Christianity As Globalization From Belowhistory: Christianity As Contextualstructure: Transnational Forms Of Christianity2. Asian Christianities Syriac Christianitygrowth And Persecution In West Asiareligions And Caste In South Asiaminority And Restriction In Central Asiamartyrdom And Blessing In Northeast Asiadiversity And Struggle In Southeast Asia3. African Christianitiesancient Christian Communities And African Empiresslavery, Islam And Deliverance In West Africaapartheid, Liberation And Reconciliation In Southern Africadomination, Conversion And Revival In East And Central Africaafrican Independent And African Initiated Churcheshealth And Development In African Churchesafrican Wealth, Entrepreneurship And Migrationreading The Bible In Africa4. European Christianitieseastern Orthodox Christianity: Trinity And Unityroman Catholic Christianity: Christ And Churchprotestant Christianity: Bible And Societymodern Europe: Cross And Flagmodern Europe: Faith And Reasonmodern Europe: Righteousness And Justicethe New Europe: Ecumenism And Diversitythe New Europe: Christian Decline And Growth5. Latin American And Caribbean Christianitiesthe Christianization Of The Americaslatin Society And Roman Churchgender In Iberian Catholicism And Indigenous Religionliberation Theology And Base Communitiesthe Catholic Church In The Restoration Of Democracythe Rise Of The Evangélicoscatholics And Evangélicos In Plural Societies6. North American Christianitiesus Christianity: Popular And Pluralthe Evangelical Consensusslave Religion, The Civil War And Pentecostalismthe Social Gospel, Fundamentalism And The Religious Righttheologies Of Society, Cultures And Powerblack Churches, Civil Rights And The Africanization Of Christianityus Roman Catholicism And Migrationthe Canadian Contrast And First Nations Christians7. Oceanic Christianitieschristianity And Public Life In Australiacontextual Theology In Aotearoa New Zealandpeace-making In The Pacific8. The Significance Of World Christianitypolycentric Histories Of Christian Spread And Receptiondiversity In Worship, Church And Theologyplurality In Christian Interreligious Relationsvaried Patterns Of Christian Engagement With Public Lifeconclusionbibliographyindex

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  • Catalogue Code 500304
  • Product Code 9781472569349
  • ISBN 1472569342
  • EAN 9781472569349
  • Pages 360
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank #73783
  • Dimensions 244 x 169 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.630kg

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