Who They are, Where They are, and How They Got There
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Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of Pages: 417
Width: 18.9 cm
Height: 24.2 cm
Written by an award-winning author, this well-organized and comprehensive introduction to global Christianity illuminates the many ways the world's Christians live their faith today. * Covers the entire globe: Africa, Asia, and Latin America as well as Europe, North America, and the Pacific * Provides impartial, in-depth descriptions of the world's four major Christian traditions: Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, and Pentecostal/Charismatic * Utilizes the best available sources to produce an up-to-date profile of demographic trends in the Christian population * Blends history, sociology, anthropology, and theology to create a rich, multi-layered analysis of the world Christian movement * Features clear maps and 4-color illustrations throughout the volume
"The result is a most useful comprehensive survey of Christianity, one that is especially appropriate for an introductory college course or a church study program. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates, practitioners, and general readers." (Choice, 1 November 2011)