The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Christianity - 270 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 Angl.

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User Review  - seoulful - LibraryThing

An interesting thesis concerning a major global shift in the center of Christianity from the West to the areas of Asia, South America and Africa. The new members from these areas, coming in record ... Read full review

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User Review  - disneypope - LibraryThing

this book is a wake up call to those of us in the church of the western global north. charts out where the church is headed in the next 50 years and reminds the church in the global north, the church is exploding in all other parts of the world except here. Read full review

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