Introducing World Christianity
Charles E. Farhadian
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 20, 2012 - Religion - 292 pages
This interdisciplinary introduction offers students a truly global overview of the worldwide spread and impact of Christianity. It is enriched throughout by detailed historic and ethnographic material, showing how broad themes within Christianity have been adopted and adapted by Christian denominations within each major region of the world.
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Christianity has revolutionized world culture. Ideals such as equality, liberty and fraternity are the legacy of Christianity. Christian ideology was behind Magna Carta. French, American and Russian revolutions sprang up because of Biblical ideals. Farhadian has given a vivid picture of the impact of Christianity in molding European culture.
Persisting in the Lands of Islam
Flocking to the Churches
Padres Pastors Prophets and Pentecostals
The Aesthetics of WellBeing
Mission Fields Old and New?
A Story of Pain Glory Persecution and Freedom
Negotiating Religious Pluralism
Similarity and Difference in a Culturally Diverse Region
Changing Churches in a Changing Continent
Pentecostalized Christianity in Latin Americas Largest Nation
Faith and Politics in Secular Soil
Transforming the Islands
The Interplay between Church and Culture
Transforming the Warrior Spirit
World Christianity Its History Spread and Social Influence
Changes and Challenges in a Land of Promise
Christianity on the Periphery