Introducing World Christianity (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 292
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405182492
Omtale Introducing World Christianity
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. * Provides a comprehensive overview of the spread and impact of world Christianity * Contains studies from every major region of the world, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, the North Atlantic, and Oceania * Brings together an international team of contributors from history, sociology, and anthropology, as well as religious studies * Examines the significant social, cultural, and political transformations in contemporary societies brought about through the influence of Christianity * Discusses Protestant, Evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox forms of the faith * Features useful maps and illustrations * Combines broader discussions with detailed regional analysis, creating an invaluable introduction to world Christianity

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