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Word made global : stories of African Christianity in New York City

Author: Mark R Gornik
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the recent development of African Christianity in New York City. Drawing especially on ten years of intensive research into three very different African immigrant churches, Gornik sheds light on the pastoral, spiritual, and missional dynamics of this exciting global, transnational Christian movement. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Gornik
ISBN: 9780802864482 0802864481
OCLC Number: 679940905
Description: xiii, 348 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Prologue. Introduction --
Born again in the city : African churches and global New York --
II. Formations. Pastors at work : building community across borders --
Liturgy and life : three churches in two worlds --
III. Engagements. Praying bodies : God and everyday life --
Reading in motion : scripture and the performance of faith --
Witnesses in the city : dynamics of a new missionary movement --
IV. Directions. Moveable pilgrimages : relocating sacred geographies --
Handing off : faith in the second generation --
Epilogue: The Word keeps moving.
Responsibility: Mark R. Gornik ; [foreword by Andrew F. Walls ; afterword by Emmanuel Katongole].

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Explores the recent development of African Christianity in New York City. Drawing especially on ten years of intensive research into three very different African immigrant churches, Gornik sheds light on the pastoral, spiritual, and missional dynamics of this exciting global, transnational Christian movement. --from publisher description.

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