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World Christianities C. 1815-C. 1914

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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…