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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


Sowing and Reaping

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

With the Revolutionary trauma and Anglican Church swept away, Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists could turn their full attention to each other as they competed for converts and ascendancy in the ... More


‘A Christian cannot employ magic’: Rhetorical Self-fashioning of the Magicless Christianity of Late Antiquity

Maijastina Kahlos

in Rhetoric and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198813194
eISBN:
9780191851216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813194.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The words in the title (‘A Christian cannot employ magic’), taken from Jerome’s Life of Hilarion, represent the self-image that Christian writers constructed. I discuss the use of rhetoric in ... More


Everyday Resistance in the Villages

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter turns to the covert, non-momentous, and unspectacular actions through which ordinary people subverted authority in their day-to-day lives. These are stories and voices from history’s ... More


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