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The Christian Revolution

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This first chapter of the book introduces the transformation that is occurring in Christianity worldwide. It describes how, over the past century, the center of gravity of the Christian world has ... More


The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Philip Jenkins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

We are living through one of the greatest transformations in the history of religion worldwide. Over the last century, Christianity has enjoyed explosive growth in the global South–in Africa, Asia, ... More


The Global Christianity Paradigm: From Cultural Connection to Demographic Distance

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The paradigm shift that has occurred in recent years in understandings of global Christianity has correctly emphasized the numeric increases in population in certain parts of the world outside of the ... More


Conclusion: The Gospel According to Totolapan

Jennifer Scheper Hughes

in Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195367065
eISBN:
9780199867370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Over decades a series of renovations has softened some of the most dolorous features of the Cristo Aparecido and thus the physical image has come to more closely represent the faith of his devotees, ... More


Missionaries and Prophets

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the nature of the religious changes involved in successful Christian missions and the resulting expansion of Christianity in Asia and Africa: success that is impossible to ... More


Coming Home

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses possible responses of the global North to the rise of a new global Christianity emanating from the Southern churches, where the future of Christianity may well lie. Although no ... More


Godly Work for a Global Christianity: American Christians’ Economic Impact Through Missions, Markets, and International Development

David P. King

in The Business Turn in American Religious History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores American Christians’ engagement with global Christianity through the movement of money and the institutional evolution of mission societies, faith-based humanitarianism, and ... More


Christendom Turned Upside Down: The Global Context of Sister Church Partnerships

Janel Kragt Bakker

in Sister Churches: American Congregations and Their Partners Abroad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328208
eISBN:
9780199369331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328208.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sets the stage for the study by charting the demographic changes in world Christianity throughout the twentieth century as well as the evolving structures of global religious engagement. ... More


The Global Role of Congregations: Bridging Borders through Direct Engagement

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The global role of U.S. congregations extends well beyond the occasional offering for disaster relief. The vast majority of U.S. congregations are still intensely interested in transcultural ... More


Unto the Ends of the Earth: Global Christianity and Mainline Decline

Jason S. Lantzer

in Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how by the twenty-first century, Global Christianity, particularly from the Southern Hemisphere, offered a devastating critique of the Mainline that contributed to the decline ... More


Anti-Christian Violence in India

Chad M. Bauman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750687
eISBN:
9781501751431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Does religion cause violent conflict, this book asks, and if so, does it cause conflict more than other social identities? Through an extended history of Christian–Hindu relations, with particular ... More


Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Timothy S. Dobe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book compares two colonial Indian saints from the region of Punjab, the neo-Vedantin Hindu Rama Tirtha (1873–1906) and the Christian convert Sundar Singh (1889–1929). Challenging ideas of the ... More


Introduction: Unsettling Saints

Timothy S. Dobe

in Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter introduces Sundar Singh and Rama Tirtha by emphasizing their own critiques of some notions of sainthood. By exploring the tension of these critiques with each figures’ self-assertion and ... More


Conclusion: 2017?

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The conclusion seeks to express the relevance of this survey of past commemorations to the quincentennial jubilee in 2017. It also takes stock of some of the quincentennial commemorative efforts ... More


Pentecostalism and Popular Culture in Britain and America from the Early Twentieth Century to the 1970s

Randall Stephens

in Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198798071
eISBN:
9780191839344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798071.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pentecostalism is now the second largest subgrouping of global Christianity. It’s charted tremendous growth, even in deeply post-Christian countries like Sweden. This chapter compares British and ... More


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