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World Christianities C. 1815-C. 1914

ISBN-10: 0521814561

ISBN-13: 9780521814560

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sheridan Gilley, Brian Stanley

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This is a scholarly treatment of 19th century Christianity which discusses the subject in a global context. It analyses the responses of the church to European modernity, the relationship between church and nationalism and the expansion as it responded to European colonialism.
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List price: $299.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/22/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 698
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Brian Stanley (Ph.D.) is professor of world Christianity and director of the Centre for the Study of World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh School of Divinity. He is the author of The World Missionary Conference: Edinburgh 1910 and editor (with Sheridan Gilley) of volume 8 of The Cambridge History of Christianity, World Christianities, c. 1815-c. 1914.

1. Introduction Sheridan Gilley; Part I. Christianity and Modernity: 2. The papacy Sheridan Gilley; 3. Theology and the revolt against the Enlightenment Douglas Hedley; 4. The growth of voluntary religion David Bebbington; 5. Catholic revivalism in worship and devotion Mary Heimann; 6. Women preachers and the new orders Janice Holmes and Susan O'Brien; 7. Church architecture and religious art Andrew Sanders; 8. Musical trends in the Western church: a collision of the 'ancient' and 'modern' Jeremy Dibble; 9. Christianity and literature in English Andrew Sanders; 10. Christian social thought John Molony and David M. Thompson; 11. Christianity and the sciences Nicolaas Rupke; 12. History and the Bible John Rogerson; 13. Popular religion and irreligion in the countryside and town David M. Thompson; Part II. The Churches and National Identities: 14. Catholic Christianity in France from the restoration to the separation of church and state, 1815-1905 James McMillan; 15. Italy: the Church and the Risorgimento Frank J. Coppa; 16. Catholicism, Ireland and the Irish diaspora Sheridan Gilley; 17. Catholic nationalism in Greater Hungary and Poland Gabriel Adrinyi and Jerzy Koczowski; 18. Christianity and the creation of Germany Anthony J. Steinhoff; 19. Anglicanism, Presbyterianism and the religious identities of the United Kingdom John Wolffe; 20. Protestant dominance: Switzerland and the Netherlands Urs Altermatt and Michael Wintle; 21. Scandinavia: Lutherism and national identity Dag Thorkildsen; 22. 'Christian America' and 'Christian Canada' Mark A. Noll; 23. Spain and Portugal: the challenge to the church William Callahan; 24. Latin America: the church and national independence John Lynch; 25. Between East and West: the Eastern Catholic ('Uniate') churches Robert J. Taft; Part III. The Expansion of Christianity: 26. African-American Christianity Jon Sensbach; 27. Christian missions, anti-slavery and the claims of humanity, c.1813-1873 Brian Stanley; 28. The Middle East: Western missions and the Eastern Churches, Islam and Judaism Heleen Murre-van den Berg; 29. Christians and religious traditions in the Indian Empire Robert Eric Frykenberg; 30. Christianity in East Asia: China, Korea and Japan Daniel H. Bays and James H. Grayson; 31. Christianity in Indochina Peter Phan; 32. Christianity as Church and story and the birth of the Filipino nation in the nineteenth century Jose Mario C. Francisco; 33. Christianity in Australasia and the Pacific Stuart Piggin and Allan Davidson; 34. Missions and Empire, c.1873-1914 Andrew Porter; 35. Ethiopianism and the roots of modern African Christianity Ogbu U. Kalu; 36. The outlook for Christianity in 1914 Brian Stanley.