The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
Oxford University Press, 2002 - Christianity - 270 pages
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 Angl.
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Review: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global ChristianityUser 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 ChristianityUser 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