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Title World Christianities c. 1914-c. 2000 / edited by Hugh McLeod.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Series The Cambridge history of Christianity ; v. 9
Cambridge history of Christianity ; v. 9.
Subject Church history -- 19th century.
Church history -- 20th century.
Alt Name McLeod, Hugh.
Description xviii, 717 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 648-690) and index.
Contents Introduction / Hugh McLeod -- Being a Christian in the early twentieth century / Hugh McLeod -- The papacy / John Pollard -- Ecumenism / David M. Thompson -- Christianity, colonialism and missions / Kevin Ward -- The pentecostal and charismatic movements / Allan Anderson -- Independency in Africa and Asia / Allan Anderson and Edmond Tang -- The great war / Michael Snape -- The Christian churches and politics in Europe, 1914-1939 / Martin Conway -- Latin America, c. 1914-c. 1950 / Christopher Abel -- African Christianity : from the world wars to decolonisation / Ogbu U. Kalu -- The African diaspora in the Caribbean and Europe from pre-emancipation to the present day / Roswith Gerloff -- Christianity in the United States during the inter-war years / Colleen McDannell -- Christian churches in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, 1914-1970 / Katharine Massam -- Catholicism and protestantism in the second world war in Europe / Andrew Chandler -- The Cold War, the hegemony of the United States and the golden age of Christian democracy / Dianne Kirby -- The religious ferment of the sixties / Michael Walsh -- The crisis of Christianity in the west : entering a post-Christian era? / Hugh McLeod -- The revolutions in eastern Europe and the beginnings of the post-communist era / Philip Walters -- The transformation of Latin American Christianity, c. 1950-2000 / Edward L. Cleary -- Religion and racism : struggles around segregation, "Jim Crow" and apartheid / Steve De Gruchy -- Post-colonial Christianity in Africa / David Maxwell -- South Asia, 1911-2003 / Chandra Mallampalli -- Christianity in south-east Asia, 1914-2000 / John Roxborogh -- East Asia / Richard Fox Young -- Liturgy / Bryan D. Spinks -- Relations between Christians and Jews, 1914-2000 / Daniel R. Langton -- Relations between Christians and Muslims / David Thomas -- Relations between Christians and Buddhists and Hindus / David Cheetham -- Theologies of religions / David Cheetham -- Wealth and poverty / Duncan B. Forrester -- Marriage and the family / Adrian Thatcher -- Homosexuality / David Hilliard -- Patriarchy and women's emancipation / Pirjo Markkola -- The Church as women's space / Pirjo Markkola -- Christianity and the sciences / Peter J. Bowler -- Literature and film / David Jasper -- Music and Christianity in the twentieth century / Andrew Wilson-Dickson -- Christianity and art / Jutta Vinzent -- Church architecture / Nigel Yates -- Role models / Hugh McLeod -- Being a Christian at the end of the twentieth century / Hugh McLeod.
Summary The twentieth century saw changes as dramatic as any in Christian history. The Churches suffered serious losses, both through persecution and through secularization, in what had been for several centuries their European heartlands, but grew fast in Africa and parts of Asia. This volume provides a comprehensive history of Catholicism, Protestantism and the Independent Churches in all parts of the world in the century when Christianity truly became a global religion.
ISBN 0521815002 (hbk.)
9780521815000 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780521815000 (hbk.)
OCLC # 61757076