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Christianity As a World Religion : An Introduction (Hardcover) (Sebastian Kim)
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Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context. Structured by geographical region, it covers Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, Europe and the Pacific. It deals with four dimensions of Christianity in each context: history, churches and society, interreligious relations, distinctive worship and theology. Study questions and further reading suggestions are provided in each chapter.
Fully updated throughout, this second edition now includes:
- Two new chapters covering Christianity's origins in Asia and Africa, and Pacific Christianity- Coverage of research trends in migration, theologies of austerity and prosperity, and new media and social networking- Coverage of global bodies and networks, new movements and fundamentalisms, Christianity and world politics, and art and literature- 40 images, maps, and a timeline- Chapter summaries- Extra resources online including weblinks, and supplementary teaching resources- New textdesign and layout, making the text more student-friendly and accessibleChristianity as a World Religion is ideal for courses on World Christianity, Christianity as a Global Religion, and the History of Christianity.