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Global Christianity : contested claims

Author: Frans Jozef Servaas Wijsen; Robert J Schreiter
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Series: Studies in world Christianity and interreligious relations, no. 43.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2002 Philip Jenkins wrote The Next Christendom . Over the past half century the centre of gravity of the Christian world has moved decisively to the global South, says Jenkins. Within a few decades European and Euro-American Christians will have become a small fragment of world Christianity. By that time Christianity in Europe and North America will to a large extent consist of Southern-derived immigrant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global Christianity.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007
(OCoLC)163094804
Named Person: Philip Jenkins
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Jozef Servaas Wijsen; Robert J Schreiter
ISBN: 9781435612181 1435612183 9042021926 9789042021921
OCLC Number: 182812416
Notes: "It is the outcome of an international conference on southern Christianity and its relation to Christianity in the north, held in the conference centre of Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands."--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (231 p.)
Contents: Introduction / Frans Wijsen --
Christianity moves South / Philip Jenkins --
Global Christianity, new empire, and old Europe / Werner Ustorf --
Christian enculturation in the two-thirds world / Ben Knighton --
The future shape of Christianity from an Asian perspective / Sebastian C.H. Kim --
Jenkins' The Next Christendom and Europe / Frans J. Verstraelen --
Challenges to the next Christendom: Islam in Africa / John Chesworth --
Realistic perspectives for the Christian diaspora of Asia / Karel Steenbrink --
Religion in the Caribbean: creation by Creolisation / Joop Vernooij --
Pentecostal conversion careers in Latin America / Henri Gooren --
Theologies of Anowa's daughters: an African women's discourse / Martha Frederiks --
Filipina domestic workers in Hong Kong / Gemma Cruz-Chia --
Epilogue / Robert Schreiter.
Series Title: Studies in world Christianity and interreligious relations, no. 43.
Responsibility: edited by Frans Wijsen and Robert Schreiter.

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