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Christianity as World Religion

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ISBN-10: 0826498418

ISBN-13: 9780826498410

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kirsteen Kim, Sebastian Kim, kim

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This new introduction locates Christianity in its global context. Structured by geographical region, covering Latin America, North America, Asia, Africa and Europe. This guide is designed to explore the varied expressions of Christianity worldwide. Clearl
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List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 8/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Kirsteen Kim is Associate Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University College, UK.

Sebastian C. H. Kim holds the Chair in Theology and Public Life in the Faculty of Education and Theology at York St John University. He is the author of In Search of Identity: Debates on Religious Conversion in India (2003) and Theology in the Public Sphere (2011) and the editor of a number of books, including Christian Theology in Asia (Cambridge, 2008).

Acknowledgements
Christianity as a world religion
Topography: mapping Christianity
Theology: Christianity as essentially worldwide
Geography: Christianity as a world religion in the first millennium
Society and politics: world Christianity as globalization from below
History: Christianity as contextual
Structure: trans-national forms of Christianity
European Christianity
Orthodox Christianity: Trinity and unity
Roman Catholic Christianity: Christ and church
Protestant Christianity: Bible and society
Modern Europe: Cross and flag
Modern Europe: faith and reason
Modern Europe: righteousness and justice
The new Europe: ecumenism and diversity
African Christianity
Religions, empires and African traditions
Slavery, Islam and deliverance in West Africa
Apartheid, liberation and reconciliation in Southern Africa
Domination, conversion and revival in East and Central Africa
African independence and African initiated churches
Health and wealth in African churches
Reading the Bible in Africa
North American Christianity
US Christianity: popular and plural
The Evangelical consensus
Slave religion, black churches and the Civil War
The Social Gospel and Christian Fundamentalism
Evangelism, church and theology
Pentecostalism and civil rights
Christianity in the Anglophone Caribbean
The Canadian contrast and First Nations Christians
US Roman Catholicism and migration
Latin American Christianity
The Christianization of the Americas
Male and female in Iberian Catholicism and indigenous religion
Latin society and Roman Church
Liberation theology and base communities
The Catholic Church in the restoration of democracy
The rise of the Evangelicos
Catholics and Evangelicos in plural society
Asian Christianity
Martyrdom and blessing in North East Asia
Diversity and struggle in South East Asia
Religions and poverty in South Asia
Gods and goods in Australasia and Oceania
Minority and migration in West and Central Asia
World Christianity: churches, trans-national movements and global debate
The coming of world Christianity
Regional expressions of Christianity
Global meeting points: Communion, Bible, spirituality, mission
The world future of Christianity
Bibliography
Index