Christianities in Asia (Heftet)

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Guides to Global Christianity 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 290
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley Blackwell Guides to Global Christianity
ISBN/EAN: 9781405160902
Omtale Christianities in Asia
Christianity in Asia explores the history, development, and current state of Christianity across the world s largest and most populous continent.
Offers detailed coverage of the growth of Christianity within South Asia; among the thousands of islands comprising Southeast Asia; and across countries whose Christian origins were historically linked, including Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and KoreaBrings together a truly international team of contributors, many of whom are natives of the countries they are writing aboutConsiders the Middle Eastern countries whose Christian roots are deepest, yet have turbulent histories and uncertain futuresExplores the ways in which Christians in Asian countries have received and transformed Christianity into their local or indigenous religionShows Christianity to be a vibrant contemporary movement in many Asian countries, despite its comparatively minority status in these regions

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