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Title The Wiley Blackwell companion to world Christianity / edited by Lamin Sanneh and Michael J. McClymond.
Imprint Hoboken, NJ : Wiley/Blackwell, 2016.

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Series The Wiley Blackwell companions to religion
Wiley-Blackwell companions to religion.
Subject Christianity.
Church history.
Alt Name Sanneh, Lamin O.,
McClymond, Michael J., 1958-
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Lamin Sanneh, Michael J. McClymond -- I. Historical section. A . -- The roots (50-1750 CE) -- Jewish and Hellenic worlds and Christian origins / John J. Collins -- The "triumph" of Hellenization in early Christianity / Wendy Elgersma Helleman -- Ancient Eastern Christianity : Syria, Persia, Central Asia, and India / Scott W. Sunquist -- Christianity and the European conversions / Tomas O'Sullivan -- Byzantium and Islam in the Mediterranean world / James C. Skedros -- The medieval synthesis : religion, society, and culture / Joseph P. Huffmann -- Early modern missions and maritime expansion / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto -- Bibles, printing, books, churches / Lori Ferrell -- The Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation / Jeffrey Klaiber.
B. Issues in the modern period (1750-2000 CE) -- The legacy of Christendom / Philip Jenkins -- Slavery, antislavery, and Christianity : Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean / Christopher Schmidt-Nowara -- Medicine, agriculture, and technology in the missionary enterprise / Christopher H. Grundmann -- Schools and education in the missionary enterprise / Norman Etherington -- Conversion, converts and national identity / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu -- Church and state relations in the colonial period / Brian Stanley -- Ideologies, the quest for a just society, and Christian responses / Govert Buijs -- The ecumenical movement : why violence, why not peace? / Jan van Butselaar -- Vatican II : renewal, accommodation, inculturation / Peter C. Phan -- Christian revival and renewal movements / Michael J. McClymond.
II. Thematic section. -- Bible translation, culture, and religion / Lamin Sanneh -- Christianity and interreligious encounters / Martin Ganeri -- Women in church, state, and society / Angelyn Dries -- Worship, liturgy, sacraments / Geoffrey Wainwright -- Freedom, persecution, and the status of Christian minorities / John Witte, Jr., M. Christian Green -- Christianity and "western classical" music (1700-2000) / David Martin -- Music in the newer churches / Brian Schrag -- Visual arts in world Christianity / Volker Kuster -- Church architecture worldwide since 1800 / David R. Bains -- Charismatic gifts : healing, tongue-speaking, prophecy, and exorcism / Michael J. McClymond -- Changing uses of old and new media in world Christianity / Jolyon Mitchell, Jeremy Kidwell -- Global evangelical and Pentecostal politics / Paul Freston.
III. Christianity since 1800 : an analysis by regions and traditions. -- The Middle East and North Africa, I : Egypt and North Africa / George Berbary -- The Middle East and North Africa, II : Christians in the Ottoman Empire and in Bilad al-Sham / Souad Slim -- African Christianity : historical and thematic horizons / Lamin Sanneh -- Christianity in Western Europe / Simon Coleman -- Russia and Eastern Europe / Scott M. Kenworthy -- Latin America and the Caribbean / Stephen Dove -- North America / Amanda Porterfield -- South Asia / Chandra Mallampalli -- China / Daniel H. Bays -- Korea, Japan, the Philippines, and Southeast Asia / J. Nelson Jennings, Yong Kyu Park, Antolin V. Uy.
Christianity in Australia and Oceania (ca. 1800-2000) / Stuart Piggin, Peter Lineham -- The historical development of Christianity in Oceania / Manfred Ernst, Anna Anisi -- Roman Catholicism since 1800 / Thomas P. Rausch -- Orthodoxy and Eastern Christianity / John A. McGuckin -- Anglicanism / Kevin Ward -- Protestantism / Alister McGrath -- Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity / Allan H. Anderson -- Indigenous and vernacular Christianity / Michele Miller Sigg, Eva M. Pascal, Gina A. Zurlo -- IV. Expansion and secularization : a demographic and statistical analysis. -- The transmission of Christian faith : a reflection / Andrew Walls -- The demographics and dynamics of the world Christian movement / Todd M. Johnson -- Christianity in Europe and North America : decline, transition, or pluralization? / David Martin.
Summary The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity presents a collection of essays that explore a range of topics relating to the rise, spread, and influence of Christianity throughout the world. Features contributions from renowned scholars of history and religion from around the world ; Addresses the origins and global expansion of Christianity over the course of two millennia ; Covers a wide range of themes relating to Christianity, including women, worship, sacraments, music, visual arts, architecture, and many more ; Explores the development of Christian traditions over the past two centuries across several continents and the rise in secularization. (Publisher).
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ISBN 9781118554395 (ePub)
1118554396 (ePub)
9781118556047 (Adobe PDF)
1118556046 (Adobe PDF)
9781405153768 (cloth)
OCLC # 924684094
Additional Format Print version: Wiley Blackwell companion to world Christianity. Hoboken : Wiley, 2016 9781405153768 (DLC) 2015038421