Introducing World Christianity

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Introducing World Christianity

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This interdisciplinary introduction offers students a truly globaloverview of the worldwide spread and impact of Christianity. It isenriched throughout by detailed historic and ethnographic material,showing how broad themes within Christianity have been adopted andadapted by Christian denominations within each major region of theworld. 

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the spread and impact ofworld Christianity
  • Contains studies from every major region of the world,including Africa, Asia, Latin America, the North Atlantic, andOceania
  • Brings together an international team of contributors fromhistory, sociology, and anthropology, as well as religiousstudies
  • Examines the significant social, cultural, and politicaltransformations in contemporary societies brought about through theinfluence of Christianity
  • Discusses Protestant, Evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox formsof the faith
  • Features useful maps and illustrations
  • Combines broader discussions with detailed regional analysis,creating an invaluable introduction to world Christianity

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This is an engaging multidisciplinary introduction to the worldwidespread and impact of Christianity. Bringing together chapters fromleading scholars in history, sociology, anthropology, and religiousstudies, this book examines the major transformations incontemporary societies brought about through the influence ofChristianity. 

Each chapter shows how the broad themes within Christianity havebeen adopted and adapted by Christian denominations within eachmajor region of the world. In this way, the book paints a globalpicture of the impact of Christianity, enriched by detailedhistoric and ethnographic material for each particular region.Throughout, the chapters examine Protestant, Evangelical, Catholicand Orthodox forms of Christianity. The combination of broaderperspectives and deep analysis of particular regions, illuminatingthe social, cultural, political, and religious features of changesbrought about by Christianity, makes this book essential readingfor students of world Christianity.

About the Author:

Charles E. Farhadian is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Westmont College, Santa Barbara. His books include Christianity, Islam, and Nationalism in Indonesia (2005), The Testimony Project: Papua (2007), Christian Worship Worldwide (2007), and The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion (co-edited with Lewis R. Rambo, 2012).

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