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The new faces of Christianity : believing the Bible in the global south

Author: Philip Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christianity is growing so rapidly in the global South that soon Africa may be home to the world's largest Christian population. But what sort of Christianity will that be? In Africa, Asia, and Latin America, Christians live in settings very close to the social, cultural, and intellectual milieu in which the New Testament itself was written. For this reason, Philip Jenkins argues, they read the Scriptures with a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jenkins, Philip, 1952-
New faces of Christianity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006015490
(OCoLC)69013265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Jenkins
ISBN: 9780198041160 0198041160 0195300653 9780195300659 1280846186 9781280846182
OCLC Number: 104835471
Awards: Winner of *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 252 pages)
Contents: Shall the fundamentalists win? --
Power in the book --
Old and new --
Poor and rich --
Good and evil --
Persecution and vindication --
Women and men --
North and south.
Responsibility: Philip Jenkins.
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Christians in the churches of Africa, Asia, and Latin America live in settings very close to the social, cultural, and intellectual milieu in which the New Testament itself was written. For this  Read more...

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This book by Jenkins... show[s] that Christians of the South are ripe for arriving at many new and vibrant readings of the Bible, * Howard Peskett, ANVIL * [He] has done it again...Turn a new page by Read more...

 
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