A Dictionary of Asian Christianity

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W.B. Eerdmans, 2001 - Reference - 937 pages
This superb dictionary is the first basic reference work for the study of Asian Christianity. Describing Christianity as it exists in the region from Pakistan to Japan and from Mongolia to Indonesia, this volume's 1,260 signed articles include biographies of important Asian church leaders as well as reliable, up-to-date information on the political, cultural, and religious movements that have shaped the Christian faith in this part of the world. Maps, cross-references, and bibliographies enhance the dictionary's usefulness for teachers, students, and general readers interested in global Christianity.

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A reference work on Asian Christianity is definitely needed, and this one, though highly problematic (and primarily concerned with East and South Asia, excluding Russia) may temporarily fill the gap ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Scott W. Sunquist (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is dean of the School of Intercultural Studies and professor of world Christianity at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He previously served as professor of world Christianity at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Sunquist is the author of the "Christianity Today "Book Award winner "Understanding Christian Mission", coauthor of the multivolume "History of the World Christian Movement", and coeditor of "A Dictionary of Asian Christianity".

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