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New Faces of Christianity Believing the Bible in the Global South

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ISBN-10: 0195368517

ISBN-13: 9780195368512

Edition: 2008

Authors: Philip Jenkins

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Named one of the top religion books of 2002 by USA Today, Philip Jenkins' phenomenally successful The Next Christendom permanently changed the way people think about Christianity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Now, in this brilliant sequel, Jenkins takes a much closer look at Christianity in the global South, revealing what it is like, and what it means for the future. The faith of the South, Jenkins finds, is first and foremost a Biblical faith. Indeed, many Christians identify powerfully with the world portrayed in the New Testament--an agricultural world very much like their own, marked by famine and plague, poverty and exile. In the global South, as in the biblical world, belief in…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Philip Jenkins is professor of history and religious studies at Pennsylvania State University. His many books include Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Social Crisis.

Shall the Fundamentalists Win?
Power in the Book
Old and New
Poor and Rich
Good and Evil
Persecution and Vindication
Women and Men
North and South
Psalm 91
The Epistle of James
Abbreviations
Notes
Scripture Index
Index