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Christianity in South and Central Asia

Author: Kenneth R Ross; Daniel Jeyaraj; Todd M Johnson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Edinburgh companions to global Christianity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive reference volume covers every country in South and Central Asia, offering reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes and examines current trends.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Ross; Daniel Jeyaraj; Todd M Johnson
ISBN: 1474439829 9781474439824
OCLC Number: 1237269014
Description: xviii, 499 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 25 cm.
Contents: A demographic profile of Christianity in South and Central Asia / Gina A. Zuilo --
Christianity in South and Central Asia / Daniel Jeyaraj --
Countries. Kazakhstan / Alina Ganje --
Uzbekistan / Feruza Krason --
Turkmenistan / Barakatullo Ashurov --
Tajikistan / Barakatullo Ashurov --
Kyrgyzstan / David Radford --
Iran / Gulnar Francis-Dehqani --
Afghanistan / Anthony Roberts --
Pakistan / Mehak Arshad and Youshib Matthew John --
North India / Leonard Fernando --
West India / Atul Y. Aghamkar --
South India / Daniel Jayaraj --
Northeast India / Kaholi Zhimomi --
Nepal / Bal Drishna Shama --
Bhutan / Tandin Wangyal --
Bangladesh / Pradeep Perez --
The Maldives / Kenneth R. Ross and Todd M. Johnson --
Sri Lanka / Prashan De Visser --
Major Christian traditions. Catholics / Felix WIlfred --
Orthodox / Romina Istratii --
United and Uniting Churches / Joshva Raja --
Protestants and Anglicans / Arun W. Jones --
Independents / Roger E. Hedlund --
Evangelicals / Rebecca Samuel Shah and Vinay Samuel --
Pentecostals and Charismatics / Ivan Satyarata --
Key Themes. Faith and culture / Atola Longkumer --
Worship and spirituality / Anand Amaladass --
Theology / Jesudas Athyal --
Social and political context / Cedric Prakash --
Mission and evangelism / Jacob Kavunkal --
Gender / Sheela Jeyaraj and Evangeline Anderson-Rajkumar --
Religious freedom / Michael Nazir-Ali --
Inter-religious relations / Peniel Rajkumer --
South Asian diaspora / Sam George --
Caste and Christianity in India / Anderson Jeremiah --
Tribal Identity / Savithri Sumanthirn --
The future of Christianity in South and Central Asia / Savithri Sumanthiran.
Series Title: Edinburgh companions to global Christianity.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth R. Ross, Daniel Jeyaraj and Todd M. Johnson.

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This comprehensive reference volume covers every country in South and Central Asia, offering reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes and examines current trends.

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