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World Christianities c. 1914-c. 2000

Author: Hugh McLeod
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006. ©2006
Series: Cambridge history of Christianity, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The twentieth century saw changes as dramatic as any in Christian history. The Churches suffered serious losses, both through persecution and through secularization, in what had been for several centuries their European heartlands, but grew fast in Africa and parts of Asia. This volume provides a comprehensive history of Catholicism, Protestantism and the Independent Churches in all parts of the world in the century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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World Christianities c. 1914-c. 2000.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006295954
(OCoLC)61757076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh McLeod
ISBN: 9781139054850 1139054856 9780511467592 0511467591 9781139054850 0521815002 9780521815000
OCLC Number: 263163571
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 717 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction / Hugh McLeod --
Being a Christian in the early twentieth century / Hugh McLeod --
The papacy / John Pollard --
Ecumenism / David M. Thompson --
Christianity, colonialism and missions / Kevin Ward --
The pentecostal and charismatic movements / Allan Anderson --
Independency in Africa and Asia / Allan Anderson and Edmond Tang --
The great war / Michael Snape --
The Christian churches and politics in Europe, 1914-1939 / Martin Conway --
Latin America, c. 1914-c. 1950 / Christopher Abel --
African Christianity : from the world wars to decolonisation / Ogbu U. Kalu --
The African diaspora in the Caribbean and Europe from pre-emancipation to the present day / Roswith Gerloff --
Christianity in the United States during the inter-war years / Colleen McDannell --
Christian churches in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, 1914-1970 / Katharine Massam --
Catholicism and protestantism in the second world war in Europe / Andrew Chandler --
The Cold War, the hegemony of the United States and the golden age of Christian democracy / Dianne Kirby --
The religious ferment of the sixties / Michael Walsh --
The crisis of Christianity in the west : entering a post-Christian era? / Hugh McLeod --
The revolutions in eastern Europe and the beginnings of the post-communist era / Philip Walters --
The transformation of Latin American Christianity, c. 1950-2000 / Edward L. Cleary --
Religion and racism : struggles around segregation, "Jim Crow" and apartheid / Steve De Gruchy --
Post-colonial Christianity in Africa / David Maxwell --
South Asia, 1911-2003 / Chandra Mallampalli --
Christianity in south-east Asia, 1914-2000 / John Roxborogh --
East Asia / Richard Fox Young --
Liturgy / Bryan D. Spinks --
Relations between Christians and Jews, 1914-2000 / Daniel R. Langton --
Relations between Christians and Muslims / David Thomas --
Relations between Christians and Buddhists and Hindus / David Cheetham --
Theologies of religions / David Cheetham --
Wealth and poverty / Duncan B. Forrester --
Marriage and the family / Adrian Thatcher --
Homosexuality / David Hilliard --
Patriarchy and women's emancipation / Pirjo Markkola --
The Church as women's space / Pirjo Markkola --
Christianity and the sciences / Peter J. Bowler --
Literature and film / David Jasper --
Music and Christianity in the twentieth century / Andrew Wilson-Dickson --
Christianity and art / Jutta Vinzent --
Church architecture / Nigel Yates --
Role models / Hugh McLeod --
Being a Christian at the end of the twentieth century / Hugh McLeod.
Series Title: Cambridge history of Christianity, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Hugh McLeod.
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