The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

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Oxford University Press, USA, Mar 31, 2002 - Religion - 336 pages
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The first edition of The Next Christendom has been hailed as a landmark in our understanding of modern Christianity. In this new and substantially expanded second edition, Jenkins continues to illuminate the remarkable expanion of Christianity in the global South--in Africa, Asia, and Latin America--as well as the clash betwen Islam and Christianity since September 11. Among the major topics covered are the growing schism between Northern and Southern churches over issues of gender and sexuality, immigrant and ethnic churches in North America, and a special section on the split within the Anglican Communion. The first in a three-book trilogy on the changes besetting modern Christianity, this award-winning book will be welcomed by all of those who have come to recognize Philip Jenkins as one of our leading commentators on religion and world affairs.

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Review: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

Through conversions and demographic changes the Church outside Europe and North America will soon so vastly outnumber Christians within those areas that Christianity will no longer be seen as the ... Read full review

Review: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

User Review  - James Hansee - Goodreads

A very good read which expands the horizons of American Christians. We tend to think of ourselves as the center of the universe, but God is at work in powerful ways around the world and Professor Jenkins highlights that work both through stories and stats. Read full review

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